Northeast Pollinator Plants
Rudbeckia laciniata (Green-Headed Coneflower)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.
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Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.
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Common Name: Green-Headed Coneflower
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Birds. Larval Host
Use: Naturalizing, spreads through underground roots.
Light: Sun to Shade
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 9 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Medium, Moist
Flower Time: August - September
Flower Color: Gold with green seed head, even when ripens.
Height: 2' - 9'
Notes: In the wild Green-Headed Coneflower can get quite tall but in the garden setting, tends to maintain 3'-4'. Nice for late flowering in a naturalizing garden setting. Noted as deer-resistant by UVM.
Host plant of
VT Bee Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN):
Bombus ashtoni (Ashton's Cuckoo Bumble bee) presumed extinct!
Bombus citrinus (Lemon Cuckoo Bumble bee)
Bombus fervidus (Golden Northern Bumble bee)
Bombus terricola (Yellow-Banded Bumble bee)
Bombus rufocinctus (Red-Belted Bumble bee)
Hylaeus basalis (Cinquefoil Masked bee)
Native to most of the US east of the Rockies: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).