Compass Plant

Silphium laciniatum
Three to Ten Feet Tall with Big Yellow Flowers

Compass Plant - Compass Plant  - Compass Plant

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Height Range: 36 - 120 inches
Seeding Rate: 1 oz. / 1,000 sq ft
Seeds Per Pound: 21200
Colors: Yellow
Growing Season: June - August

Also called Pilot Plant, this plant has leaves that orient themselves to point North and South. The yellow flowering heads are two to four inches in diameter and typically do not bloom until the second or third year. Compass Plant likes rocky, disturbed and sandy soils. This perennial from the sunflower family blooms mid-spring through early summer. It is often used as a perch for songbirds in prairie settings. One packet contains 8 grams.