Garden Confetti Rayflower
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Plant Height: 3 feet
Flower Height: 5 feet
Spread: 3 feet
Hardiness Zone: 4
An interesting and colorful variety featuring large, cream colored leaves splashed with lime, darker green and pink, and magenta colored veins and leaf backs; yellow daisy-like flowers in early summer; a great color and texture addition to the garden
Garden Confetti Rayflower features bold panicles of gold daisy flowers at the ends of the stems from late spring to early summer. Its attractive large serrated round leaves emerge forest green in spring, turning lime green in color with curious burgundy undersides and tinges of deep purple throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Garden Confetti Rayflower is an herbaceous perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its wonderfully bold, coarse texture can be very effective in a balanced garden composition.
This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Garden Confetti Rayflower is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- General Garden Use
- Bog Gardens
Planting & Growing
Garden Confetti Rayflower will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity extending to 5 feet tall with the flowers, with a spread of 3 feet. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.
This plant does best in partial shade to shade. It prefers to grow in moist to wet soil, and will even tolerate some standing water. It is not particular as to soil pH, but grows best in rich soils. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.