Coneflower

Rudbeckia laciniata 'Goldquelle'

Coneflower - Rudbeckia laciniata  'Goldquelle'

Common Name: Coneflower
Genus: Rudbeckia
Species: laciniata
Cultivar: 'Goldquelle'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.55 m (55 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.55 m (55 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July to October

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Clay/Heavy
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Large fully double lemon-yellow flowers from July to October with contrasting green centres that turn yellow as they age. This tall but compact form of coneflower is a perfect back-of-border plant. Excellent for cutting, for the best results choose a sunny site that doesn't dry out over summer.

  • Garden care: Lift and divide congested colonies in autumn or spring. Support with ring stakes or brushwood well before the flowers appear.

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