Small, double , pure white
flowers bloom over dark green foliage. Makes a delightful groundcover.
Hat, Yellow Coneflower.
Sun; summer flowering.
cone-shaped center that resembles the crown of a hat, is surrounded by
drooping bright yellow ray flowers; 3-5’ tall. Native that is excellent in
RHEUM palmatum tanguticum, Ornamental Rhubarb. Huge coral red
flowers tower over enormous reddish green leaves. 72".
RODGERSIA, also known
Flower. Part shade;
blooms summer; prefers a moist site; wonderful cut flower.
many tiny white flowers; large 4-10" horse-chestnut-like leaves.
Soft pinkish creamy plumes bloom atop dark green foliage. Great plant for
the shady landscape. Height 34”.
Wonderful combination of foliage and flower. Large, 10" spikes hold deep
pink flowers over dark green foliage with red edges.
pink flowers and bronze-tinged foliage. Height 40”.
bright green leaves that can measure in excess of 24” across; the effect in
the garden is dramatic, for there simply is no bolder foliage to be found
among hardy perennials; creamy white plumes appear in summer; grows 3’ tall
and 3-4’ wide.
Hardy to zone 5. Robust with Wedgewood blue flowers. Reaches 3 feet tall
and wide. Perfect for the year-round kitchen garden. Grow in full sun, in
well drained soil. Shape lightly in spring. Deer and rabbit resistant.
Eyed Susan. Sun;
blooms mid-summer into fall; drought tolerant.
fulgida var. fulgida.
Shiny deep green foliage. Smaller and finer than other Rudbeckias but much
longer blooming from mid July-October. Average to dry soil.
f. ‘City Garden.’ At
only 12” tall perfect for small gardens or containers. Bright golden
flowers begin in summer and continue into fall.
f. ‘Early Bird Gold.’
A genetic breakthrough.
This Black Eyed Susan has the incredible advantage of being day length
neutral--not dependent on day length to induce flowering like other
Rudbeckia. Which means that is starts blooming much earlier, consistently
two months earlier, and will continue to bloom two months longer as well,
for a unbelievable 5 months. Grows 24”.
f. ‘Goldsturm.’ 24";
large deep yellow flowers, bronzy black cone center; superior variety. 1999
Perennial Plant of the Year.
hirta ‘Autumn Colors.’
new, bi-colored! Black Eyed Susans bear 5", single flowers on 2’ tall
plants. Glorious shades of red, gold, orange & rust combine to make
different combinations in each plant. Easy, great cut flower & attracts
butterflies. Rich soil is best.
h. ‘Cherokee Sunset’.’
Award winner! Outstanding
blend of golden yellow, orange, bronze and mahogany shades on double to
semi-double 4” flowers. 24”.
1995 All American Selection Winner and still one of the best. Enormous 6-9” flower heads
appear all summer on sturdy 3-3 ½’ plants. Reseeds.
Designated a Missouri Botanical Garden ‘Plant of Merit’ for its outstanding
h. 'Little Goldstar.' Dwarf 15" plants are covered with bright
2 1/2" daisies midsummer into fall. Perfect for gardens and containers. A
disease resistant variety that is considerably better than older selections.
h. 'Sonora.' Free flowering radiant gold flowers with broad
mahogany ring around dark cones. Another fuzzy leafed variety that readily
self sows. Grows 18-24", deer resistant.
Brighten up the sun
garden with brassy yellow double flowers that grow to 3’.
drooping pets surround a brown cylindrical cone. Bold, blue-green leaves are
attractive even before the plant flowers. An excellent specimen plant.
Large flowered bouquets of bright yellow flowers to 18” above 12” foliage
mound of fuzzy leaves and stems. Prefers dry, well-drained soils. Native.
nitida ‘Herbstsonne’ (‘Autumn Sun’),
flowers are drooping bright
petals with green central disc; spectacular for fall displays; stake.
occidentalis ‘Black Beauty.’
The flowers of this unusual
Rudbeckia take the form of large black cones ringed with tiny yellow petals.
Each sits in a cup of green bracts, set on a sturdy, upright stem.
Toothed-edged ovate-elliptic foliage. 50”.
yellow flowers with very dark purple centers; tolerates considerable shade;
forms large clumps; long lived native.
Brown Eyed Susan. Hundreds of
small deep gold flowers from midsummer to fall. Tolerant of moist and dry
soils. A naturalizing self-seeder, biennial or short lived perennial. Found
in rocky woods and old fields. Sun. Can grow 2-5'. U.S. native.
triloba 'Prairie Glow.' Tons of burgundy, daisy-like flowers
with brown center disks appear from summer until fall. Large plant that can
grow 60". Perfect for naturalized areas, wildflower meadows, and borders. It
is easy to grow in average, moist, well-drained soil and full to part sun.
Striking, dark eyed, long-rayed, golden daisies
appear from late spring until first frost. Hybridized from native Rudbeckia hirta. This showy plant commemorates the 150th
Anniversary of the founding of Denver. Named a 2009 Plant Select for its
outstanding qualities. Grows 20", sun to part shade.
flowered 1-2’ native; long bloom season; excellent plant.
Dock, Sorrel. Sun to
sanguineus ssp sanguineus.
Long narrow green leaves with blood red veining. Grown for it’s beautiful
leaves. Small flowers in terminal panicles July-August. 12”.