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Gray-Headed Coneflower - Ratibida pinnata


- Brown cones with reflexed yellow ray petals

- Long-lived, thriving in variety of conditions

- Blooms all summer, evergreen foliage

- Fall seed-heads attract songbirds

- Favorite of bees, moths, wasps, butterflies, and beetles


Ratibida pinnata, common name, Gray-headed Coneflower prefers clay or sandy soils with average to medium moisture in full sun. A coneflower with a gray-green disk and reflexed bright yellow ray flowers, this species will reach 3-5′ in height 2′ of spread and present a long season of summer bloom. Flowers are up to 3″ across. Best used in mass, these plants are a valued pollinator and host plant for several species of butterflies.

Gray-Headed Coneflower - Ratibida pinnata

  • Zone: 3-8

    Spread: 2-3 ft.

    Height: 3-5 ft.

    Sun: Full sun

    Water: Average

    Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, Bees, Pollinators

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