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Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Henry Eilers'

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More About Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Henry Eilers'

  • Clumping, stiff, upright, well-branched stems
  • Quilled, yellow petals surround a brown, central eye
  • Basal leaves appear early spring and leafy stems appear in June
  • Ovate, slightly hairy, dark, gray-green leaves
  • Foliage has a mild, sweet, vanilla fragrance
  • Bloom Time: July to September

Zone:

4

Height:

125-150 cm

Spread:

60-90 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Sweet Coneflower Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Tolerates hot and humid summers, however, this species of rudbeckia has less tolerance to drought than most. Deadheading will extend the bloom time.


Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Henry Eilers' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Upright
Clumping

Foliage Color

Gray
Green (dark)