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This listing is for one packet of Rosinweed (Silphium integrifolium) seeds. Each packet contains roughly 75 seeds. For best germination of native species, remember to scatter seeds October-January!

A.k.a. rosin weed. A hardy plant that matures faster than other Silphium (such as prairie dock and compass plant) and may tolerate drought even better. Flowers are just as showy as its cousins, with the bonus that rosinweed generally does not need to be staked despite its height. May form colonies, but is not particularly aggressive.

Light: Full Sun

Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry

Soil Type: Loam, Clay Loam, Gravel Loam

Height: 3'-6'

Bloom Color: Yellow

Bloom Time: Jul-Aug

Root Type: Taproot

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, flies, and butterflies. Hosts a small number of insects. Goldfinches may feed on the seeds. Coarse foliage deters smaller herbivores, but is readily consumed by larger mammals such as cattle.

Qty available:25

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