When used to dye natural fibers flowers and leaves together yield various greens. Petals alone yield golden yellow.
Source of plant
Sunny Border Ohio, Rocknoll Nursery
Large plants reach 6' to 7' in height, with a 30" spread, and require staking at a height of 18" to 22". Flowers are bright yellow with a central raised cone; blonde seed heads are of interest after petals fall.
USDA Hardiness Zone
other ethnobotanical uses