Rudbeckia laciniata

Growing Information

Plant Type: Perennial
Sunlight: Sun, Partial, Shade
Soils: Dry to moderate moisture
Bloom Time: Yellow flowers July, August
Size: 5-6 feet in height; 3 foot spread

Also called green-headed coneflower. Because it spreads rampantly by underground stems, cut-leaf coneflower is only appropriate for large sites. May need staking in garden situations but otherwise very hardy.

Garden Companions

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida or Rudbeckia hirta)

Nature Benefits

• Pollinator magnet.
• Attracts birds.

Native Habitat

Occurs on shorelines of lakes and rivers and swamps.

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