Rudbeckia laciniata / Tall Coneflower
A big, robust wildflower that thrives in the rich alluvium of shaded streambanks and floodplains. Readily adaptable to gardens with most soil types.
Abundant flowers with sun-yellow petals stand over broad foliage. Attractive in masses, will spread over time. Self-sows. Finches and other seed-eating birds feast on its abundant seeds in late summer.
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Height: 4′ – 8′ Blooms: August
Siting: Average to moist soil, sun to part shade
Deer Resistance: Moderate