|Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'
Common Name: Black-Eyed Susan, Coneflower.
Zones 4 to 10, Sun.
Plants reach 24 inches tall and 18 to 24 inches wide;
Growth rate: Moderate, easy to grow.
1999 Perennial Plant Association Plant of the Year.Bright gold petals with a deep brown cone highlights the garden in late summer. 'Goldsturm' is a long-blooming, low maintenance perennial. Disease and pest resistant, with long lasting cut flower. Provides seeds in the winter for birds and nectar for butterflies. Adaptable to a wide variety of soil conditions in full to partial sun. Once established, spreads somewhat rapidly. Deadhead to prolong blooming season. Outstanding in mass plantings as a border perennial, meadow and prairie gardens as well as a noninvasive groundcover.
Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit 1993
Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit 2002