Botanical Name: Silphium terebinthinaceum
En Français: Silphium
Magnificent Silphium genus, it displays its bright yellow flowers on tall stems in late summer. Grows easily from seed, and is at home on a wide variety of soils, from moderately dry to moist. Excellent for tough clay soils. Birds love the seeds.
Good height for the rear of the border. Also excellent for naturalizing in prairies, cottage gardens, wildflower gardens or native plant gardens.
Planting and Care Considerations
A low maintenance, hardy plant, it is easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates poor soils.
Spread: Up to 1 meter