The drooping ray florets are a lovely clear yellow. Rudbeckia Maxima are also commonly called cabbage leaf coneflower in reference to the basal foliage. Rudbeckia maxima. Height 1.5m-1.8m. Great for cutting. Minimal seeding. After flowering birds love to eat the seeds. Large blue-grey leaves and branching stems are topped by large, elegant, yellow-petalled cone flowers with prominent, narrow black centres. Smooth, blue, broad leaves. This plant has great presence. Let flower stocks remain after bloom to attract goldfinches-they love the seed. Rudbeckia triloba is a taller growing species (up to 2m) with different coloration to ‘Goldstrum’ the eye is noticeably brown hence the name’ Brown eyed Susan’ also know … This species is a native wildflower from the Southern USA. In late spring through early summer, the flower stalks of Rudbeckia maxima can rise to over 7 feet tall. Description Reviews FAQ Questions. The ubiquitous, perennial Rudbeckia fulgida and annual/biennial Rudbeckia hirta are the only species that most people know. These great coneflower seeds for sale grow unique plants with very large, bluish-green leaves and yellow daisy-like flowers. Plants are appropriate in Groupings or Mass Plantings for Wildlife Gardens or moist Meadows. see more; Family Asteraceae . Genus Rudbeckia may be annuals, biennials or rhizomatous herbaceous perennials, with simple or pinnately divided leaves and large daisy-like flower-heads with yellow or orange rays surrounding a prominent conical disk . Yellow reflexed flowers with huge prominent black cones. Characteristics: Bog Garden Plants, Butterfly Attracting Plants, Cut flower plants, Drought Tolerant Plants, Giant … Since the majority of leaves are basal, however, the 7’ mostly leafless flower stalks allow the viewer to “see through”. Excellent addition to naturalized areas, wildflower meadows, prairies, cottage gardens and borders. Feb 17, 2015 - Rudbeckia maxima Golda Emanis aka Golda Emanis Cabbage-leaf Black-Eyed Susan. Home & Garden. P: 888-998-1951 | F: 888-998-1952, Get Wild, Grow Native View our range for sale online below. With its sturdy stems and tall growth, it fits perfectly in the background of perennial beds. Find great deals on eBay for rudbeckia. Each daisy-like head consists of a beefy elongated dark brown cone and a ring of drooping rays. 'Moreno' The Rudbeckia hirta 'Moreno,' topping out at 12 to 18 inches tall, deserves a special place … Add to basket. Shop with confidence. Blooms in … Rudbeckia Henry Eilers - Common name:Gloriosa Daisy - Lemony yellow flowers look like *asterisks* on 4-5' plants. Stalks rise from the foliage and are terminated in early summer by bright yellow daisies. Cabbage leaf coneflower ( Rudbeckia maxima) is in a class of its own, with striking 18-inch-long blue-green leaves. Plants thrive in sandy, clay or organic soils. £9.99. Rudbeckia maxima. Plants are pest resistant and foliage is unpalatable to deer and other herbivores. 32 in stock. favorites to exciting new varieties! Great Bee Plant!! Silphium perfoliatum is a possible substitute as it has comparable height, similar cultural requirements and also bears yellow composite flowers. This species spreads slowly by rhizomes. If anyone can assist me I would be greatly appreciative. 135. Let flower stocks remain after bloom to attract goldfinches-they love the seed. Category. Rudbeckia fulgida var. Really punctuates the back of a border. Sort By: Show out of stock items? Our 100% biodegradable fiber pots grow incredibly vigorous plants and eliminate transplant shock. They spread from rhizomes to form colonies. service@bluestoneperennials.com. Site produced by Clarity Connect, Inc, http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=RUMA3. Large, simple leaves, wax-coated blue-grey, form a base for branching stems holding large, elegant, cone flowers; tall, narrow black centres are surrounded by long, languid, yellow petals. From large waxy coated blue grey leaves come elegant tall branching stems topped with yellow petalled black centred cone flowers. Quantity. Prefer moist, fertile well-drained soil. The Plants Database includes the following 22 species of Rudbeckia . Excellent addition to naturalized areas, wildflower meadows, prairies, cottage gardens and borders. FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Rudbeckia maxima is a super-sized black-eyed Susan with sturdy upright stems and a strong architectural presence. Plants form a beautiful low clump of large powdery-blue leaves, then tall stems of drooping yellow brown-eyed daisies rise above in mid-summer. 19 Results. Leaves average 18” long and are entire and oval with long slender petioles. Each daisy-like head consists of a beefy elongated dark brown cone and a ring of drooping rays. This species often forms colonies from long underground rhizomes. The foliage is quite striking because of the steely blue color and waxy sheen. A Prairie Planting Idea with Helenium, Rudbeckia and Grasses The charm and appeal of this prairie planting comes from the glowing beauty of its flowers and from the grace of its ornamental grasses. Seed are eaten by goldfinches and other small birds. POTTED PLANTS: Trays of 38 plants and 3-packs leave our Midwest greenhouse based on species readiness (well-rooted for transit) and based on order date; Spring shipping is typically early-May through June, and Fall shipping is late-August through September. In late spring, flower stems rise from the foliage rosettes to 6’ or more. No booking is needed for the Nursery. Flower Color is Yellow/Gold and blooms in Summer. 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