For Your Garden
Prairie wildflowers start blooming profusely in August. Their colors can adorn your landscaping in the fall when many other plants have lost their blossoms. Have you included any native prairie wildflowers in your garden? Native prairie wildflowers are resistant to cold and drought and are rarely attacked by disease and insects. They are perennials that you can enjoy year after year without having to provide them with much care.
drooping coneflower Ratibida pinnata
Also known as yellow coneflower or gray-headed coneflower,
this species may be found in prairie remnants and restorations in the northern
For more information about native
Prairie Establishment and Landscaping
Landscaping for Wildlife