Mexican Hat

Plant Height 2-3 Ft
Seed Count 700,000 Seeds per LB
Botanical Name Ratibida peduncularis
Life Cycle Perennial
Environment Full Sun
Preferred Sites Mesic to Dry Soils _ Upland/Grassland
Bloom Period May-August
Flower Color Yellow, Red
Pollinator Value Good


Mexican Hat


Mexican Hat is closely related to Upright Prairie Coneflower and is widely distributed throughout the United States  This wildflower works well as an ornamental or as a component of the native grass and wildflower mixes.


  • Beautiful maroon with yellow tipped petals
  • Good seedling vigor
  • Mature plant height of 2 feet
  • Highly adaptable in varying soil types and climates
  • Very good heat and drought tolerance
  • Tap rooted wildflower with a rooting of up to 24 inches
  • Valuable component in native grass and wildflower mixes




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