Silphium perfoliatum

Common Name: Perfoliatum
Family Name: Compass Plant
Light Requirements: Sun
Bloom Time:
Spacing: 36"
Height: 48"+
Bloom Color: Yellow / Gold
Moisture Level: wet to normal
Animal Resistance: Deer & Rabbit
Type of Perennial: New England Meadows
Wicked Ruggeds: Yes
New England Native: Yes
US Native: Yes
Plant Description:
A huge meadow plant, nice coarse texture for back of border or for use as a summer hedge. Large leaves are attached to the stems like a cup, providing tiny watering spots for birds and butterflies. Bright yellow flowers. Zones 3-9