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Mexican Hat ratibida seeds grow one of summer's most vigorous and exclusive blooms boasting unique “sombrero-shaped” coneflowers. Mexican Hat seeds are an exciting substitute in the garden and will bloom into the frost long after others have lost their luster. Mexican Hat ratibida seeds are an ideal grow splashed amongst wildflower mixes, untamed meadows, and wide open spaces. 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Germination will take 14 – 28 days in full lighting and harden off ratibida seedlings into a sunny spot in the garden or keep indoors with good circulation and full sun.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e Matures in 2nd year\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 4 - 9\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1\/8”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 12 - 18”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e 12 – 24” tall upright shrub with 12 – 18” spread and unique 2” sombrero-shaped blooms\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Average, medium dry, well-drained\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDiseases\/Pests\/Troubleshooting:\u003c\/strong\u003e Mexican Hat ratibida does not perform well in clay or poorly drained soils and can be susceptible to mold and mildew if not drained properly. Ratibida is known to be tolerant of drought and dry soils and has no known pests or diseases.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Golden yellow and crimson bicolored petals around a unique green conical center\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMexican Hat ratibida has a wildflower hardiness and can be sown directly in the fall for early spring blooming. For earliest blooms, begin seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks before the final frost. Germination will take 14 – 28 days in full lighting and then harden off ratibida seedlings before transplanting into a sunny spot in the garden or keep indoors with good circulation and full sun. For direct sowing, plant Mexican Hat ratibida seeds 1\/8” deep and 12 - 18\" apart in average, medium dry, and well-drained soil in full sun. Mexican Hat ratibida does not perform well in clay or poorly drained soils and can be susceptible to mold and mildew if not drained properly. Ratibida is known to be tolerant of drought and dry soils and has no known pests or diseases. Mexican Hat ratibida seeds are perennials that flower in their 2nd year as 12 – 24” tall upright shrubs with a 12 – 18” spread and unique 2” bicolored sombrero-shaped blooms.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003eRatibida columnaris forma pulcherrima\u003c\/em\u003e, or Mexican Hat, is a member of the \u003cem\u003eAsteraceae\u003c\/em\u003e family and native to various arid regions through North America. Mexican Hat is often considered invasive with a weed-like hardiness and known to thrive along roadsides, highways, and railroads from Canada down to northern Mexico. Mexican Hat earns its moniker from its unique sombrero-shaped cone and light rim of orange flowers.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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2nd Year Maturity. Mexican Hat ratibida seeds grow one of summer's most vigorous and exclusive blooms boasting unique “sombrero-shaped” coneflowers. Mexican Hat seeds are an exciting substitute in the garden and will bloom into the frost long after others have lost their luster. Mexican Hat ratibida seeds are an ideal grow splashed amongst wildflower mixes, untamed meadows, and wide open spaces. Mexican Hat ratibida is native to various arid regions across North America and known for its weed-like hardiness and tolerance to heat and drought.

Growing Mexican Hat Ratibida Garden Seeds

  • Taxonomy: Ratibida columnaris forma pulcherrima
  • Other Names: Prairie Coneflower, Long-Headed Coneflower
  • Seed Type: Perennial
  • Sow Indoors or Outdoors: Mexican Hat ratibida has a wildflower hardiness to it and can be sown directly in the fall for spring blooming. For earliest blooms, begin seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks before the final frost. Germination will take 14 – 28 days in full lighting and harden off ratibida seedlings into a sunny spot in the garden or keep indoors with good circulation and full sun.
  • Days to Maturity: Matures in 2nd year
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
  • Planting Depth: 1/8”
  • Plant Spacing: 12 - 18”
  • Growth Habit: 12 – 24” tall upright shrub with 12 – 18” spread and unique 2” sombrero-shaped blooms
  • Soil Preference: Average, medium dry, well-drained
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Mexican Hat ratibida does not perform well in clay or poorly drained soils and can be susceptible to mold and mildew if not drained properly. Ratibida is known to be tolerant of drought and dry soils and has no known pests or diseases.
  • Color: Golden yellow and crimson bicolored petals around a unique green conical center

Mexican Hat ratibida has a wildflower hardiness and can be sown directly in the fall for early spring blooming. For earliest blooms, begin seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks before the final frost. Germination will take 14 – 28 days in full lighting and then harden off ratibida seedlings before transplanting into a sunny spot in the garden or keep indoors with good circulation and full sun. For direct sowing, plant Mexican Hat ratibida seeds 1/8” deep and 12 - 18" apart in average, medium dry, and well-drained soil in full sun. Mexican Hat ratibida does not perform well in clay or poorly drained soils and can be susceptible to mold and mildew if not drained properly. Ratibida is known to be tolerant of drought and dry soils and has no known pests or diseases. Mexican Hat ratibida seeds are perennials that flower in their 2nd year as 12 – 24” tall upright shrubs with a 12 – 18” spread and unique 2” bicolored sombrero-shaped blooms.

Ratibida columnaris forma pulcherrima, or Mexican Hat, is a member of the Asteraceae family and native to various arid regions through North America. Mexican Hat is often considered invasive with a weed-like hardiness and known to thrive along roadsides, highways, and railroads from Canada down to northern Mexico. Mexican Hat earns its moniker from its unique sombrero-shaped cone and light rim of orange flowers.

 

 
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