15-24" tall x 18" wide. The pure yellow flowered form of the native Prairie Coneflower, colors the garden from mid-summer on with cheerful yellow daisies that attract butterflies and bees. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).

Common Name

Yellow Prairie Coneflower

Botanical Name

Ratibida columnifera


4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Light Requirements

Full Sun

Flower Color


Mature Height

15-24" tall

Mature Spread

18" wide

Bloom Time


Ships As

Potted Plant

Soil Type

Low Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil

Soil Moisture

Drought Resistant / Waterwise

Amount Of Rain

10 to 20", 20 to 30"


Easy To Grow, Attract Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Native, Low Maintenance, Good For Cut Flowers, Good For Dried Flowers, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Great For Mass Plantings, Multiplies / Naturalizes

Ideal Region

West, Western Only, Southwest, Hot Desert, Suitable Above 7000 ft

Planting Time

Spring / Summer, Fall

Yellow Prairie Coneflower