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  • This is a very imposing but attractive plant when in bloom.

  • Sunflower like flowers are about 3-4 across.

  • Opposite leaves are very large and wrap around the stem to form cups which trap water thus its name.

  • Hummigbirds and other songbirds as well as butterflies come to these cups to drink.

  • Easy to grow, it will naturalize readily.

  • A must in prairie/meadow restorations.

Cup Plant

Silphium perfoliatum

  • Genus:Silphium
  • Species: perfoliatum
  • Color: Yellow
  • Height: 4'-7'
  • Blooms: July-Sept
  • Soil: sand to clay
  • Light: part shade to full Sun
  • Water: dry to average
walnut resistant code cut flowers code attracts hummingbirds code

Price

Large(6"): half gallon $10.00
*smaller pots available for bulk orders*

Plant Attribute Legend

  • attracts butterflies code

    attracts
    butterflies

  • attracts songbird code

    attracts
    songbird

  • cut flowers code

    cut
    flowers

  • drought resistant code

    drought
    resistant