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Long-headed Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower
Full sun, medium to dry moisture, adapted to a wide range of soils including clay, moderately acid to neutral pH. 1-3 feet height, blooms in summer, yellow/orange flowers, spreads slowly by re-seeding.
Germination Code: C(30)
Native Region: Occurs only in two counties – Campbell and Davidson
Colorful, attractive flowers on a fast-growing wildflower that is not fussy about soils and easy to grow from seed. It is a member of the Aster Family that is most noted for the long, cylindrical center disk in each flower. Attracts butterflies.