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Ratibida columnifera ‘Buttons and Bows’
Ratibida columnifera ‘Buttons and Bows’
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Ratibida columnifera ‘Buttons and Bows’

Prairie Coneflower

USDA Zone: 6-9

Plant number: 1.451.400

This is a wonderful selection of the native Prairie Coneflower, suited to a well-drained, sunny border. t forms an upright mound of green leaves, bearing frilly double rust-red flowers with a golden edge on the petals. Great for cutting, this can also be used in mixed tubs or containers. Drought tolerant once established. Needs excellent winter drainage, not usually happy in regions with wet winter soil conditions.

Further details for
Ratibida columnifera ‘Buttons and Bows’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Wild Flower
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.