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Rudbeckia fulgida

Orange Coneflower

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Rudbeckia fulgida (Orange Coneflower)

Strong, daisy-like blooms with yellow petals surround a brown-purple central seed head from July to September. Plants will form large clumps in rich loose soil but are not invasive. Like other coneflowers, this species attracts butterflies. Makes a great cut flower for bouquets.

Additional Information:


Height
18-30 Inches

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Spread
24- Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Deep Yellow


USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Shining Blue Star (Amsonia illustris), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Rough Blazing Star (Liatris aspera), Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

FACW-

Nature Attracting

Butterfly

Season of Interest

Late (July-frost)

Soil Moisture

High
Moderate

Special Uses

Fresh Cut Flower

Sun Exposure

Full Sun
Medium Sun/Average Shade

USFS MO Ecological Map

Wildlife Benefit

Butterfly Nectar