Silphium terebinthinaceum (Prairie Dock)

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Towering flower stalks adorned with yellow disc-like blooms. Basal leaves are rough textured and reach up to 18" long, adding textural interest to the garden. Height 3-10'.

Silphium attracts birds, bees, and butterflies to the garden. Prefers average, dry to medium well drained soil. Drought tolerate when established. Tolerates poor soils.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-8
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Bloom Time(s): July-September