Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

 

Rudbeckia laciniata - Cutleaf Coneflower

Ohio Native Plant - Natural Range
Visit the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service website to view the natural range of this plant.
 Rudbeckia laciniata - Ohio Wildflower
Rudbeckia laciniata
Wildlife Significance

Host Plants – Rudbeckia's are host plants for dozens of butterfly caterpillars including: pearl crescent, silvery checkerspot and wavy- lined emerald.


Nectar - Butterflies:Gulf Fritillaries, Eastern Tiger Swallowtails, blues and hairstreaks. As well as well moths, skippers, wasps, skippers, flies and numerous other insects and bees and flies


Pollen - Bees and flies eat polllen


Deer - Are not fond of this plant


Birds - Goldfinches feasted on the seeds of this flower, late summer and throughout the fall.


For detailed information visit the Illinois Wildflower site



 Cutleaf Coneflower
Cutleaf Coneflower - Notice the beautiful leaves
Cutleaf Coneflower Seeds
Cutleaf Coneflower Seeds
Cutleaf Coneflower - Rudbeckia lanciniata
Rudbeckia laciniata - Cutleaf Coneflower
Cultivation Information
Height - 3 to 6ft
Flower Color -
Yellow
Blooms - 
July- October
Sun -
Sun to part shade
Hardy Zone -
3 to 9
Soil -
Moist , with organic material


Family - Asteraceae 

This plant flowered the second year and is certainly not for everyone. It's size would over power a small garden plot. I personally love, not only the height of this plant but the unusual shape of the leaves.

 Rudbeckia laciniata - Cutleaf Coneflower
Rudbeckia laciniata - Far right



Propagation Notes -

Seed - Collected at Nodding Onion Gardens - self-seeds easily

Stratifying Seeds -


Refrigerate
  -Seeds placed in cold/moist storage

Supplies Needed For Seed Stratification -


1. Zip lock plastic bag

2. Few table spoons of Vermiculite

3. Dampen vermiculite - not soggy

4. Store in refrigerator for 30 days


Seed Provenance - Nodding Onion Gardens 2011 - present