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Rudbeckia sp., Black-eyed Susan, Coneflower

Rudbeckia sp.

Black-eyed Susan, Coneflower
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: North America
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterUnusual colorRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The flowers are produced in daisy-like inflorescences, with yellow or orange florets arranged in a prominent, cone-shaped head. Most Rudbeckia come in shades of yellow or orange, with a dark center seed head, but there are also russet, bronze and mahogany tones.

Keep plants well watered the first season, to get them established. Once established, the will be quite drought resistant.


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