Rudbeckia nitida – “Glossy-leaf Coneflower”

Rudbeckia nitida – “Glossy-leaf Coneflower”

2.5-3.5′ x 1.5-2′ Full sun/pt shade Jul-Sep
Golden-yellow flowers with greenish central cones open in late-summer and early-fall on leafy stalks rising from clumps of pale-green, toothy-margined leaves. Foliage has the look of polished leather. Rarely found in cultivation nowadays.