Rudbeckia maxima 'Golda Emanis'

Golda Emanis Cabbage-leaf Black-eyed Susan

Family: Compositae

Genus: Rudbeckia

Parent: Rudbeckia maxima

Category: Perennial

Zones: 4 to 9

Size: To 7' tall (in bloom) and 2' wide

Exposure: Sun


Bright gold new foliage in spring, maturing to chartreuse green. Tall spikes of yellow flowers in late spring. Prefers moist soil.


Seedling from a plant in Cherokee County, Texas, discovered by Greg Grant, plantsman. (PDN)

My Experience: 

I purchased a 4" pot from Plant Delights in June 2012 and planted it in the Big Trees and Birds garden. It did not do very much the first year.

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