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Rudbeckia subtomentosa ‘Henry Eilers’


Sweet Coneflower

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.455.680


A distinctive selection of the Sweet Coneflower, which is native throughout the Midwest and down to Texas. This forms a bushy mound, bearing tall branching stems that hold brown-eyed daisies with unusual narrow or quilled yellow petals, appearing in midsummer. Flowers are attractive to butterflies and great for cutting. The foliage is sweetly scented of vanilla. A good companion to perennial Hibiscus and Joe-Pye Weed. Grows in a variety of soil conditions from moist to fairly dry. Cut back to the ground in early spring.

Further details for
Rudbeckia subtomentosa ‘Henry Eilers’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Brown
  Yellow
Blooming Time
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Fragrant
  Massed
  Specimen
  Waterside
  Wild Flower
Flower Head Size
  Medium
Height
   120-180 cm
   47-70 inches
Spread
   60-90 cm
   23-35 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.













Rudbeckia subtomentosa ‘Henry Eilers’


Sweet Coneflower

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.455.680


A distinctive selection of the Sweet Coneflower, which is native throughout the Midwest and down to Texas. This forms a bushy mound, bearing tall branching stems that hold brown-eyed daisies with unusual narrow or quilled yellow petals, appearing in midsummer. Flowers are attractive to butterflies and great for cutting. The foliage is sweetly scented of vanilla. A good companion to perennial Hibiscus and Joe-Pye Weed. Grows in a variety of soil conditions from moist to fairly dry. Cut back to the ground in early spring.

Further details for
Rudbeckia subtomentosa ‘Henry Eilers’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Brown
  Yellow
Blooming Time
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Fragrant
  Massed
  Specimen
  Waterside
  Wild Flower
Flower Head Size
  Medium
Height
   120-180 cm
   47-70 inches
Spread
   60-90 cm
   23-35 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.