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Rudbeckia fulgida

Asteraceae (Compositae)
Annuals, Perennials

RUDBECKIA

The showy garden rudbeckias that brighten summer and fall borders are descended from wild plants native mainly to the eastern U.S. All are tough and easy to grow. Blossoms have yellow or orange rays and a raised central cone. They make good cut flowers; cutting also encourages rebloom late in season. Divide perennials when they become crowded, usually every few years

Rudbeckia fulgida

Initially to 3 ft. tall, 2 ft.wide; after a few years, spreads by rhizomes to form a larger clump. Branching stems; broadly lance-shaped, 5-in.-long, hairy dark green leaves. Yellow, 2–2 1/2-in.-wide flowers with black to brown central cone bloom in summer.

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