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Showy Coneflower (Rudbeckia fulgida speciosa)


Light:

Full or partial sun

Flowering:

Late summer into fall

Soil:

Widely adaptable. All but very wet or droughty soils.

Height:

24 to 36 inches

Color:

Golden yellow

Hardiness:

Very hardy zone 3 native

Uses:

Mixed borders, cut flowers. A good butterfly, bee, and bird plant.

Care:

Easy. I chose this over the 'Goldstrum' strain because it seems to have fewer foliar disease problems. A classic Black Eyed Susan flower. Very long lived.

Native:

Yes

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