Compass Plant (Silphium laciniatum)

Called compass plant because the leaves tend to orient on a north-south axis. Will likely take 3 years to bloom - puts down a very long tap root the first 2 years.
Availability: Available soon

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Products specifications
Attribute nameAttribute value
SunPart Shade, Sun
MoistureDry, Semi Dry, Average, Semi Wet
Max height (ft)8
Life cyclePerennial
Bloom color
Bloom timeJune, July, August, September
TraitsAttracts/hosts butterflies, Attracts bees, Attracts other insects
Plant spacing24-36"