Zones: 4 to 9
Size: 5 to 7' tall and 3 to 4' wide
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun
Basal, blue-green leaves and yellow flowers with brown cones on tall stems in summer. Foliage is evergreen in warmer zones. Attracts birds and butterflies, deer resistant. Naturalizes.
Published in Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc. ser. 2: 7: 354 in 1840.
Native to Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas.