Sweet Coneflower (Rudbeckia Subtomentosa)

Smiling Sun Gardens

Regular price $5.00

A dazzling display of typical golden yellow flowers with dark brown dome-shaped centers in the middle of summer makes this plant a native superstar! Plants are long-lived and resilient. Flowers in late summer, between the seasons of many other flowers. Foliage is medium green in a tidy basal clump from which the strong, multiples of flowering stems arise.

Native Environment: Prairie
Culture: Native in medium and moist soil areas, but will grow well in dry soil as well. A tough and adaptable plant!
Use: Great addition to any sun garden as it blooms late and for a long period of time.Good nectar food source for butterflies.
Height: 4 to 6 feet
Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Color: Gold
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Season of Interest: July to October
Soil Moisture: Average / Moderate / High
Wildlife Benefit: Food/Birds / Food/Small Animals / Butterfly Nectar / Native Bees
Nature Attracting: Butterfly /Songbird
Special Usage: Rain Garden / Fragrant
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Clay Soil