Mexican Hat Seeds

Mexican Hat Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $13.69
1/4 Pound $32.59 41% Savings
1 Pound $79.79 ($4.98/ounce) 64% Savings
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  • It's as if these gorgeous blooms are sporting their own garden hat
  • Tall, heirloom perennial with colorful blooms
  • Adaptable and drought-tolerant with bi-colored Summer blooms
  • Thrives in bright, sunny growing areas
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall, Spring
Color Red, Yellow
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Plant Height Up to 36 inches
Bloom Season Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor, Poor Soil Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Mexican Hat Seeds

Ratibida columnifera

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Upright Prairie Coneflower

Mexican Hat Seeds

Wow - a truly colorful coneflower variety! its name is quite telling. Mexican Hat is an intriguing wildflower that is particularly suited to inhospitable terrain. Plant Mexican Hat seeds in full sun.

Planting Information

Planting Mexican Hat Seeds

Planting Season Fall, Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/8 inches
Plant Spacing 18 to 24 inches
Plant Height Up to 36 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Mexican Hat Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 264 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 24,905 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 99,620 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 398,480 Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft

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