Rudbeckia laciniata

(Coneflower, Cutleaf)


$11.99


Hardiness Zones:

 4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

Tall coneflower is a native perennial which occurs in moist soils in rich woodlands, thickets or along streams, sloughs or other bodies of water. Well-named since it may grow to 9′ tall in the wild, but typically grows 3-4′ tall in cultivation. Features daisy-like flowers (to 3.5″ across) with reflexed (drooping), yellow rays and dome-like, green center disks. Pinnate, deeply-lobed (3-5 parted), light green leaves. Long mid to late summer bloom period.

Description

This perennial is adaptable to a wide variety of conditions in full to partial sun. Spreads slowly by rhizomes.Deadhead to prolong blooming season. Propagate by seed, division or terminal cuttings. Outstanding in mass plantings as a border perennial, meadow, prairie and cutting gardens as well as a noninvasive groundcover.

Additional information

Common Name

Coneflower, Cutleaf

Botanical Name

Rudbeckia lacinata

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-sun, Sun

Height

to 6 ft.

Width

to 4 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

July and August

Flower Color

Lemon yellow

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

No

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