Rudbeckia subtomentosa ‘Little Henry’

(Coneflower, Sweet 'Henry Eilers')


$9.99


Hardiness Zones:

 3a  3b  4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a

Quick Overview:

Sweet Coneflower is native throughout the Midwest and down to Texas. This distinctive selection is a narrow, upright compact grower with strong branching stems and attractive green foliage topped off with charming, brown-eyed daisies that have unusual narrow or quilled yellow petals, appearing midsummer. Reported to be similar to R. ‘Henry Eilers’ but one third shorter. Long-blooming. Flowers are attractive to butterflies and excellent for cutting

Description

Rudbeckia subtomentosa is a vigorous but very manageable perennial that favors average to moist soils and full sun to part shade. It is quite tolerant of heat and humidity, but will not withstand long periods of drought.

Additional information

Common Name

Coneflower, Sweet 'Henry Eilers'

Botanical Name

Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Henry Eilers'

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun, Sun

Height

2.5 to 3'

Width

1.5 to 2'

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

late summer

Flower Color

yellow

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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