Rudbeckia laciniata is a native clump forming perennial with multiple upright stems. The leaves are large, dark green and deeply lobed. From summer until fall foliage is topped with clusters of showy daisy-like flower heads. Each head consists of a yellow-green globular cone surrounded by drooping yellow rays. This rhizomatous species thrives in partly shaded…
Companion plant suggestions include Lobelia cardinalis, Asters
Caring for Cut-leaved Coneﬂower
Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Tolerates hot and humid summers. Can spread aggressively by underground stems. Divide clumps to control growth. Remove spent blooms to encourage a fall rebloom.
It is happiest in Sand, Clay
In terms of water, Cut-leaved Coneﬂower needs Medium to Moist