Rough Coneflower (rud-BEK-ee-a: grand-eh-FLOOR-a) Asteraceae:
Rudbeckia grandiflora 'Sundance' grows 3 to 4 feet and blooms late summer and early fall with bright yellow flowers. The flowers are large and showy with hanging petals around a dark brown center cone. Best grown in full sun, once established this selection is drought tolerant.
Rudbeckia grandiflora is native to south central North America where it is found growing in dry grasslands and tall prairies.