A Beautiful and truly unique perennial plant for your garden! Mexican Hat is aptly named because of its resemblance to a Mexican sombrero. The colors of this perennial flowering plant are hot shades of brilliant red, outlined in fiery yellow and featuring a prominent long black cone center. Mexican Hat loves full sun and well drained soil. Seeds are packaged and germination tested for the current year.
Mexican Hat will last up to 10 days after being cut and is an excellent choice for indoor floral arrangements. Mexican Hat will grow to a height of 3 feet and will be a true conversation starter in your neighborhood. Does extremely well in hot and humid climates.
Plant duration: Perennial.
Hardiness: Hardy. Can stand drought.
Soil type: Any non-acidic, loose, dry soil.
Seed sowing spacing: 6-12 inches.
Seed sowing depth: 1/16 inches from the soil surface.
Seed sowing time: Fall.
Seed germination: 2-5 weeks from the time the seeds are sown.
Sun exposure: Complete.
Bloom period: June-September.
Physical Appearance: -Plant height: 2-3 feet. -Flower color: Bright Red with Yellow colored border and a Black colored conical center.