Rudbeckia subtomentosa ‘Little Henry’ – “Sweet Coneflower”

Botanical Name: Rudbeckia subtomentosa ‘Little Henry’

Common Name: “Sweet Coneflower”


Height: 3 to 4 Feet

Spread: 1.5 to 2 Feet

Light: Full sun to partial shade

Bloom: Jul-Sep


Vigorous, compact, upright clumps of attractive grayish-green, vanilla-scented foliage send up sturdy, leafy stems topped by unusual brown-coned flowers with yellow, quill-like petals in late-summer. This pest-resistant native plant is drought-tolerant once established, and its blooms attract hummingbirds and butterflies.

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