Botanical Name: Rudbeckia laciniata
En Français: Rudbeckie lacinée
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 sites with moist or wet fertile soils.
Use in borders, meadows, cottage gardens, native plant gardens or naturalized areas.
Planting and Care Considerations
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.
Spread: Up to 90 cm
Water: Medium to Moist
Best Soil: Sand, Clay