Cumberland Rosinweed (Silphium brachiatum) in the Silphiums Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Wildlife Attractant: Bees

Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Jan 15, 2012 8:49 AM

A rare plant in the southeast, Cumberland Rosinweed (Silphium brachiatum) is upright and branched, up to 6 feet tall, and has mid-to-late-summer, 2 inch, yellow, daisy-like flowers. It needs full sun and average soil. Butterflies love its flowers and later, birds like the seeds.

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