Rudbeckia Amplexicaulis commonly known as ‘Clasping Coneflower’. This flowering species is native to southeastern United States from Georgia to Texas and north into Missouri and Kansas. Great for sunny borders, prairies or meadows, native plant gardens. Flowers bloom mostly from summer into early fall. Clasping coneflower is an attractive plant for native gardening and wildflower meadows because of low maintenance requirements, showy flowers and abundant self-seeding.
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Scientific Name: Rudbeckia Amplexicaulis
Common Name: Clasping Coneflower
Plant Type: Annual
Native Range: Southeastern and Southcentral United States
Height: 18 to 24 "
Spread: 12 to 18 "
Habitat: Prairies, Swales, Food plains, Roadsides, Streams
Exposure: Full sun
Blooming Season: Summer, Early fall
Attracts: Butterflies, Bees, Hummingbirds
Resistant: Deer, Drought
Characteristics: Showy, Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow with dark brown center disk
Water Requirement: Low, Average
Soil Type: Moist but well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Advantage: Easy to grow, Low maintenance
Uses: Beds and Borders, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow