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.
Mexican native related to California poppy (Eschscholzia). Bushy, open grower 2 to 3 ft. high...
Coarse, sturdy plants with bold blooms. Includes sunflower. Most are prime subjects for cut flowers. P...
Related to broccoli and cabbage; all three are members of the genus Brassica and are thought to have o...