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.
Grows to 1 ft. high and wide, with smooth, succulent leaves. Flowers are 2–2 1/2 in. across, in ...
This annual grows to 1 1/2–2 ft. high and 1 ft. wide, with soft, hairy leaves and long, whiplike...
This annual is an infrequently grown species. Flowers are small (just 1 in. wide) and single, but bloo...