Scientific Name: Rudbeckia laciniata 'Herbstsonne' Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:autumn sun coneflower Texture:Coarse
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: U.S. - central, Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Lustrous, Lanceolate, Oblanceolate, Ovate, Pinnately lobed, Serrate
Flowers: Head (capitulum), (Floriferous), Yellow, Jul- Aug- Sep- Oct
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Nov- Oct, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Aquatic - ponds, Attract beneficial insects, Attract butterflies, Cut flower or foliage, Fall interest, Fragrance, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Screening, Summer interest, Tall background, Specimen plant
Key ID Features:Tall aster (3m); Flowers heads are 10cm with yellow ray florets and a cone of darker disk florets.