Stiffly erect, branched, roughly hairy perennials with deeply cut leaves. The flower heads resemble those of black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia) but have fewer ray flowers and a spherical or cylindrical central cone (rather than a flat disk). Use in casual, natural-looking borders with grasses and other minimum-care perennials.Ratibida columnifera
From the Great Plains of the United States. Grows to 2 1/2 ft. tall and 1 ft. wide. Flowers have drooping yellow or brownish purple rays and a tall, columnar brown cone. Effect is that of a sombrero with a drooping brim.
Thought to have originated in Africa. The principal types cultivated in the West are muskmelons (&ldqu...
European native known botanically as Beta vulgaris. Raised for their edible roots and tender ...
This form of celery is grown for its large, rounded, edible roots rather than for leafstalks; this is ...