Sturdy flowering spikes can produce as many as 30 very large (3-4 inch wide) yellow daisy-like flowers from July to September, huge basal leaves (up to 2 foot long) are deeply divided and give way to progressively smaller leaves up the flowering stem, clay tolerant, attracts butterflies and native bees, birds eat the seeds. Common name come from basal leaves which often orient along a north-south axis (presumably to best manage sun exposure).

Average To Moist
Full Sun
6-12 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: Zone 3b-8b

Native Range: s ON, OH, & MI, west to SD, south to AL & c TX

Compass Plant in a quart pot $12.00 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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