Rudbeckia fulgida

Growing Information

Plant Type: Perennial
Sunlight: Full sun, partial shade
Soils: Dry, well-drained soils
Bloom Time: Yellow-orange flowers in July, August, September
Size: 2-3 feet in height

Drought tolerant, once established. Self-seeds. Great cut flower.

Garden Companions

Dense Blazing Star (Liatris spicata); Little Bluestem grass (Schizachyrium scoparium); Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis)

Nature Benefits

• Provides nectar for butterflies and other insects
• Seed heads feed birds

Native Habitat

Occurs naturally in fields, woodland edge, and roadsides. A true meadow plant.

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