Sun: Full to partial

Moisture: Moist to wet

Height: 2'

Bloom Time: August-October

Bloom Color: Orange

Genotype: Winona, MN (shares a Level II ecosystem, Mixed Woods Plains, with Southeastern Michigan).

 

The cheery Orange Coneflower or Brown-Eyed Susan has a long bloom season that lasts well into the fall, often right up to Halloween in Washtenaw County.  This is an easy, rugged native with a fairly tidy habit that looks lovely in a border or in a front-yard native garden. An established plant will slowly expand about two inches or so each year, and will self-seed from fallen seedheads, but is not aggressive.  

Rudbeckia fulgida (Orange Coneflower)

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