“Biological diversity is the key to the maintenance of the world as we know it.”
~ E.O. Wilson, Biodiversity
A compact perennial that produces many, mostly yellow sombrero-shaped flowers June to September. Plants from sources other than Missouri may contain more red in their flowers. Plants short-lived in rich soils.
Ecological Benefits: Nectar for butterflies and bees.
Mid (May - June)
Late (July - frost)
Butterfly / Moth Nectar