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Cut-Leaved Coneflower

Rudbeckia laciniata

Also known as

Cone Flower, Thimbleweed, Cutleaf Coneflower, Green-Headed Coneflower, Golden glow

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Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

2.5m

1.5m

Min

1.5m

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Cut-Leaved Coneflower Overview

Rudbeckia laciniata is an American native plant that loves full sun locations. It flowers later in the year providing tall striking yellow flowers through late summer into autumn. It can be planted in amongst prairie style grasses of mixed perennial borders to give height and provide pollinators with a late summer food source.

Common problems with Cut-Leaved Coneflower

Generally pest and disease free.

How to harvest Cut-Leaved Coneflower

Generally not harvested, but stems can be taken for floral arrangements.

How to propagate Cut-Leaved Coneflower

Division

Divide clumps in early spring.

Seed

Seeds in autumn or spring.

Special features of Cut-Leaved Coneflower

Attractive flowers

Attracts useful insects

Other uses of Cut-Leaved Coneflower

Border, wildflower/meadow