Stiffly erect, branched, roughly hairy perennials with deeply cut leaves. 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. To 2 1/2 ft. tall, 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.
Fast-growing, bushy plant fromthe Cape region of South Africa.Grows to 15 in. high and wide,with very ...
Native to Texas. Grows to 6–18 in. high and 10–12 in. wide, with erect, leafy stems more o...
Many plants bear the hard-shelled fruits we call gourds. One of the most commonly planted is Cucur...