Rudbeckia maxima Nutt.

Great Coneflower, Cabbage Coneflower, Giant Coneflower

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Family: Compositae

Genus: Rudbeckia

Category: Perennial

Zones: 4 to 9

Size: 5 to 7' tall and 3 to 4' wide

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun

Description: 

Basal, blue-green leaves and yellow flowers with brown cones on tall stems in summer. Foliage is evergreen in warmer zones. Attracts birds and butterflies, deer resistant. Naturalizes.

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History: 

Published in Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc. ser. 2: 7: 354 in 1840.

Native to Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas.

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