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Perennial for wet spaces, this Rudbeckia is naturally found in wetland areas, along streams and ponds, and wet woodland areas. Photo credit: USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

Perennial for wet spaces, this Rudbeckia is naturally found in wetland areas, along streams and ponds, and wet woodland areas.
Photo credit: USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 11 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Typical inventory plug

Rudbeckia laciniata

Green-headed coneflower

This Rudbeckia has deeply cut leaves with drooping, yellow ray flowers on 4-foot stems. It likes moist to wet areas, as it is naturally found in woodlands, along streams, and ponds. It is tolerant of hot and humid summers, but will not tolerate drought.

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Height:

3-9 ft

Spread:

1-3 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

5-7

Bloom Color:

Yellow

Rudbeckia laciniata Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Wet

Attributes

  • Naturalizing
  • Drought Tolerant

Flowering Months

  • September
  • August
  • July

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=RULA3