Missouri Coneflower – Native
The native Missouri coneflower is a wonderful flower that mixes in well in many different native settings. This flower is found in abundance in the Ozarks region and surrounding areas. It can be found in hillside grasslands, barren areas and many other rocky or thin soil areas. This plant is beloved by many different insects. Bees and butterflies are attracted to the nectar and many different insects feed on the foliage. The leaves of the plant are on the lower stem and are elongated, almost the appearance of a blade of grass. The leaves and stems are covered with tiny white hairs. The yellow flowers have long narrow petals, with a dark brown central eye. The seeds from this center eye can spread to form large groups of these plants.
Rudbeckia missouriensis grows to a height of 2 to 3 feet, with a spread of 1 to 2 feet. It is recommended for climate zones 5 to 8. It likes to grow in full sunlight. It prefers only average to low moisture and can grow in rocky, shallow and dry soils. The flowers bloom from summer into the mid-autumn. This a perfect plant for use in landscape borders, flower beds or as a mass planting for a native area.
Care & Shipping Notes
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