This uncommon yellow-flowering, almost thistle-like perennial -- a native of the Caucasus -- was sent to Monticello by Bernard McMahon in 1812. Nearly half of the flower species cultivated at Monticello originated with this Philadelphia nurseryman.

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Typical Blooming Dates: May - June

Growth Type: Perennial

Color(s): Yellow

Hardiness Zones: 3-9

Location at Monticello: West Lawn Winding Walk

Planting Conditions: Full Sun