Rudebeckia Fulgida Deamii

Rudbeckia fulgida var.deamii

Rudbeckia fulgida var.deamii,  or orange cone flower, is my favourite Rudbeckia. The dark green foliage is covered in yellow daisies from July to October. Great for all insects especially Butterflies, no border should be without this plant!

Common Name:  Orange cone flower.
Family:  Asteraceae.
Description: Herbaceous perennial.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Type: Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii
Habit: Clump forming.
Fragrance: Slight.

Flower: Yellow daisy /brown centre.
Foliage: Dark green.

Ultimate Height: 60cms
Ultimate spread: 60cms
Time to ultimate height:  2 years


Aspect:   full sun or partial shade.

Plant Resilience
Hardiness: Full.
Low maintenance: Easy.
Drought resistant: Tolerates very dry conditions.

Soil Type
Soil PH: alkaline, Neutral,Acid.
Moisture: Little needed.

Season of interest: Late summer/Autumn.

Suggested planting locations and garden types:


Wild areas

How to care
Pruning: Cut back in Winter-leave seed heads for the birds.

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