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Rudbeckia Henry Eilers

Henry Eilers Quilled Brown Eye Susan

Henry Eilers is an unusual native wildflower blooming in late summer with clusters of distinctly quilled petals of light yellow. A tall, robust grower, it lives happily at the back of the border looking over the other perennals.

SKU# 82930

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Plant - 5" deep pot

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SKU 82930
Common Name Henry Eilers Quilled Brown Eye Susan
Botanical Name Rudbeckia Henry Eilers
Zones 5, 6, 7
Light Requirements Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Flower Color Yellow
Estimated Mature Height 4-5' tall
Mature Spread 18-24" wide
Bloom Time Early summer to mid fall
Ships As Potted Plant
Native Yes
Planting Season Fall
Will Tolerate Average Soil
Soil Moisture Waterwise
Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)
Advantages Deer Resistant, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Attracts Butterflies
Ideal Region USA
Details
4-5' tall x 18-24" wide. A remarkable late 20th century discovery made by Henry Eilers, this unusual native plant was found growing in an Illinois prairie remnant along an abandoned rail road track. A towering perennial once mature, the plant blooms in late summer with numerous clusters of distinctly quilled, light-yellow petaled flowers. The foliage releases a mild anise fragrance when brushed. Great cut flower too! Compost Enriched Garden Loam Plant with Sedum 'Autumn Fire', Prairie Switch Grass.
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