1999 Goldsturm Blackeyed Susan
Botanical Name: Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm'
Golden yellow Goldsturm coneflowers are one of the most popular perennials sold. Large, up to 3 inch diameter flowers grow on sturdy 30 inch stems, beginning blooming is mid-July and lasting until frost. Best grown in full sun, they are fully drought tolerant was established. Attractive to butterflies, the black-centered cones are filled with seed that finches and chickadees eat through the winter. Beautiful as an eye catching speciman or in mass. Goldsturm is best divided in Spring as plants will not come true from seed.