A native of much of North America where it thrives on poor, sandy, or rocky soils with good drainage. It is tolerant of heat, humidity, and drought while being easily grown in dry to damp soils.
An herbaceous perennial growing to 1 metre (3 feet) with a spread of 0.5 metres, it has solitary, yellow, daisy-like flowers of eight petals toothed at the tips and flat, yellow centre disks. Flowers bloom atop slender, erect stems from spring to early summer and the flowering period can be extended by ‘dead heading’ spent flowers. Narrow, lance-shaped leaves appear primarily near the base of the plant in basal tufts. It has no serious insect or disease problems.
It makes a very good cut flower.
Considered easy to grow from seed.
Offered is a packet of 50 seeds and Grownotes to assist you to cultivate this easily grown perennial.
All my seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.
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