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16245 South Hwy. 71
Belton, MO 64012
Tel: (816) 331-9738
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Silphium perfoliatum
Silphium perfoliatum
Common Name: Cup Plant
Unlike other silphiums, this plant is distinguished by its pairs of cup-forming leaves which clasp the square, central stem and hold water after a rain or heavy dew. Birds and insects are often seen sipping from the "cups." In summer, the plant blooms with soft yellow 3" flowers born atop stout stems.
Height: 48-96 Inches
Spread: 12-36 Inches
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-8