Prairie Dock

Silphium terebinthinaceum 


A cousin of Cup Plant, this equally imposing species has large, oval to heart-shaped basal leaves that resemble elephants ears. The tall flower stalks send up masses of bright yellow flowers.  Attracts much the same wildlife as Silphium perfoliatum.

  • Characteristics

    Type: Perennial

    Height: 5-8 Feet

    Blooms: August to September

    Bloom Colour: Yellow

  • Growth Conditions

    Light: Full Sun

    Soil: Moist to Dry, Average & Clay Soil

    Habitat: Prairies & Open Woods

Excluding Sales Tax

Nursery Location:

(Ignatius Jesuit Centre)

5420 Hwy 6 

Guelph ON 

N1H 6J2

Phone: 519-760-0055


Mailing Address:

2 Cassino Avenue

Guelph, ON

N1E 2H8

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