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Herbaceous Perennial

Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii
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Deam's coneflower

R. fulgida var. deamii is a clump-forming, erect herbaceous perennial to 60cm, with oval, dark green, roughly hairy leaves and black-eyed bright yellow daisies to 7cm in width from late summer to mid autumn

Synonyms
Rudbeckia deamii

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Size
Ultimate height
0.5–1 metres
Time to ultimate height
2–5 years
Ultimate spread
0.1–0.5 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Clay
Loam
Moisture
Moist but well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green
Summer Yellow Green
Autumn Yellow Green
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

East–facing or South–facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered
Hardiness
H6
Botanical details
Family
Asteraceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Clump forming
Genus

Rudbeckia may be annuals, biennials or rhizomatous herbaceous perennials, with simple or pinnately divided leaves and large daisy-like flower-heads with yellow or orange rays surrounding a prominent conical disk

Name status

Correct

Plant range
C USA

How to grow

Cultivation

Easy to grow if given full sun or partial shade and a moderately fertile soil that is moist but well-drained; a good choice for improved clay soils

Propagation

Propagate by seed in pots in a cold frame in early spring. Propagate by division in spring or autumn

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • City and courtyard gardens
  • Coastal
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Prairie planting
  • Wildlife gardens
  • Cut flowers
  • Flower borders and beds
Pruning

Deadhead faded flowers

Pests

Slugs may damage young growth

Diseases

Generally disease free

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