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Rudbeckia genus (Coneflower). There are about 20 species of annuals, biennials and perennials with bright, daisy-like composite flowers, which are either single, double or semi-double and are in tones of yellow with some varying from green through to purple and black.
Annuals, Perennials or Biennials, Shrubs or Herbaceous
Flower arranging, prairie planting, beneficial insects.
They will prefer loamy, moisture-retentive soil in full sun or partial-shade.
Propagation is by division in the spring or by seeds in autumn or spring.
Slugs and aphids could cause damage.
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