This colorful flower resembles the traditional broad-brimmed sombrero, hence its name. A prolific blooming flower, it is a great choice for areas prone to drought and can also be used in many different herbal remedies. Attracts both bees and butterflies to your garden, and is deer resistant.
Grow your Mexican Hat Coneflower in full sun. It is not a fussy plant and does not require rich soil, but it does like good drainage. It will tolerate dry soil because of its long taproot. To extend your blossoms into fall, make sure you provide necessary water in the late hot summer months.
An excellent choice for meadow gardens, containers, and natural areas that need a bit of color. Grows well in USDA Zones 4-9.