Great Coneflower (Rudbeckia maxima) Cabbage Leaf Coneflower,
Great coneflower or Dumbo's ears
Huge powder blue leaves make up 2 to 3' of basal foliage that is effective all during the growing season. In June and July spikes explode with large deep, gold, drooping ray flowers with a black center. A must for the butterfly and bird lover! Reliable and deer proof.
Looking to attract birds? Plant this cheery flower! Giant brown-eyed Susan has clumps of silvery-blue foliage that give rise to stately flower stalks. The flowers have intense yellow ray flowers that dangle from tall brown centers. Makes a great cut flower!
Origin: US Native
Other Common Names: Cabbage Leaf Coneflower, Giant Brown-eyed Susan
Bloom Time: Summer
Height: 48â to 72â
Spacing: 18â to 36â
Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Medium
USDA Zone: 6a-8b
Germination: No pre-treatment needed. Sow seeds just below soil surface at 70F and water.
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