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Cut-leaved coneflower

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Rudbeckia laciniata
Photo: Frédéric Coursol

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Botany

Origin and description

Perennial native to Québec. This large cornflower with its jagged foliage likes the damper corners of the garden. The nectar and pollen of its flower heads attract numerous insects. Its seeds are consumed by certain seed-eating birds.

Height: 100 to 200 cm
Width: 60 cm
Blooms: yellow, July to September
Attractions for wildlife: attracts pollinators, butterflies and birds

Common name

Cut-leaved coneflower

Latin name (genus)

Rudbeckia laciniata

French common name

Botanical family

  • Asteraceae
Horticulture

Growing conditions

Exposure: sun, semi-shade
Soil type: cool or moist, well-drained
Observation: vigorous plant that propagates through its rhizomes. The stems are sometimes invaded by reddish-colored aphids, but these do not normally harm the plant.

Hardiness

  • Zone 3

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