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Rudbeckia lacinata (Cutleaf coneflower)
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Rudbeckia lacinata

Cutleaf coneflower

This coneflower is a tall, erect and stately native with yellow rays accented by a green center held by coarse, hairy stems. Blooming in August and September. Excellent cut flower and butterfly magnet. R. laciniata can be found blooming in moist meadows, grassy roadsides and flood plains from Quebec to Montana south to Arizona and Florida.

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3-6 Feet


3-4 Feet


18 Inches

Bloom Color

Light Yellow

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

Cutleaf coneflower Interesting Notes

Tall coneflower is a Missouri native perennial which occurs in moist soils in rich woodlands, thickets or along streams, sloughs or other bodies of water. Well-named since it may grow to 9' tall in the wild, but typically grows 3-4' tall in cultivation. Features daisy-like flowers (to 3.5" across) with reflexed (drooping), yellow rays and dome-like, green center disks. Pinnate, deeply-lobed (3-5 parted), light green leaves. Long mid to late summer bloom period. Kemper Center for Home Gardening

Rudbeckia lacinata Growing and Maintenance Tips

This perennial is adaptable to a wide variety of conditions in full to partial sun. Spreads slowly by rhizomes.Deadhead to prolong blooming season. Propagate by seed, division or terminal cuttings. Outstanding in mass plantings as a border perennial, meadow, prairie and cutting gardens as well as a noninvasive groundcover.

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Cut Flower
Cut Flower

Additional Information

Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Plug Type
Landscape Plug™
Propagation Type
Open pollinated
Native to North America
Moist Sun