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.
The tomato is an Andean native. Easy to grow and prolific, tomatoes are just about the most widely gro...
These onion relatives are not known in the wild. Seed stores and some mail-order seed houses sell dise...
Native to California, southern Oregon. Blooms as freely in gardens as it does in the wild, bearing sky...