Giant Coneflower Seeds – Rudbeckia maxima Native
Rudbeckia maxima is rarely found in gardens, yet makes a real statement and loved by pollinators the giant coneflower is native wildflower also known as giant brown-eyed susan.
Giant Coneflower Seeds – Rudbeckia is a mid-height Summer-season flowering native perennial at home in gardens or wildflower meadows. Flowering July thru September and is considered essential for providing nectar for pollinators and plentiful seeds for fall birds and continues to flower long after R. hirta has gone to seed.
Raised from pollinator-friendly plants these golden coneflowers are familiar and the seedheads are a welcome site thru fall till late November.
Giant Coneflower Seeds – Rudbeckia maxima reaches 5-6ft high when in-flower, a young plant may only have a few flowering stems but as the plant matures, by years 2-4 the number of flowering stems will increase.
Huge silvery-blue leaves unfrul in Spring making a great background to spring flowering perennials
Thriving on poor soils and competing with grasses Rudbeckia is happy on the prairie or at home in the cottage garden, plant with Bee balm, Hibiscus, and Baptisia.
Giant Coneflower Seeds – Rudbeckia maxima Native is rare in gardens but a native species of prairies and mid-west States with over 20 species and numerous garden varieties in all shapes, a few color variations, and flower shapes there are Rudbeckia for all locations and tastes.
Giant Coneflower Seeds Native prefers moist soil but will tolerate some drought and flowers best in full sun, can also be grown successfully on the banks of a rain garden.
Popular with an array of pollinators, particularly butterflies and bees, the dry seed-heads are loved by songbirds..
We hand collect and clean our seeds, sow seeds that have been kept refrigerated for 4 or more weeks to help break seed dormancy.
Easy to grow sow Giant Coneflower Seeds – direct where you would like them to flower, in Fall or Early Spring, approx pack quantity minimum of 25 seeds
Read how to grow from seed for germination tips
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