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Rudbeckia occidentalis

Family: Asteraceae

Common name: CONEFLOWER

Native to: Western United States

Sentiment: justice


Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, erect

Max height: 6.6 feet

Max width: 2 feet


blue/green, secondary color present




Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, bird, specific butterfly species

Plant part consumed by birds: seeds

Exposure: part shade, sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil types: well drained, wide range

USDA Zones: zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: 0 to +40 °F

Water: moderate, regular