- Position: full sun
- Soil: moderately fertile, preferably heavy but well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: July to October
- Flower colour: golden yellow
- Hardiness: fully hardy
This marvellous plant will give you lashings of sunny, daisly-like flowers from midsummer to mid- to late autumn. It's perfect for adding late colour to mixed or herbaceous borders and is also sublime in a prairie-style setting, where it mixes easily with ornamental grasses. Noted for its abundance of flowers, it may be a little short-lived (2-3 years), so allow some of the seedlings to become established to ensure a continuous display.
- Garden care: Lift and divide congested colonies in autumn or spring. Support with ring stakes or brushwood well before the flowers appear.
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