Rudbeckia maxima (Giant Coneflower)— Incredible drought tolerant wildflower. Tall 5-7’ and bold. Huge basal leaves of powder blue and giant stalks of deep golden coneflowers in summer. Water 2-3 times per week until established. Prefers consistent soil moisture. The central cones are 4-6" tall! A conversation piece. Finches eat the seed. Zones 4-9.
|This is the usual picture you get standing under it!|