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Drooping yellow purple-based petals form exotic Mexican hat flowers on a Dracopsis amplexicaulis Coneflower in outdoor garden
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Rudbeckia amplexicaulis Clasping Coneflower seeds
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Rudbeckia amplexicaulis (Clasping Coneflower) | 250 to 10,000 Seeds | £2.99 - £49.99

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Rudbeckia amplexicaulis (Clasping Coneflower)


Fresh seeds of Rudbeckia amplexicaulis Syn. Dracopsis amplexicaulis (Clasping Coneflower) – with full instructions for germination.

A unique annual, native to south-eastern and south-central United States, growing to around 2-3 ft in height with beautifulMexican hat-shapedflowers sit atop oblong to ovate, stem-clasping leaves from late summer to early autumn.

The charming, solitary, drooping flowers borne from July to October, are composed of deep-yellow ray florets, often bearing orange, red or purple bases, which surround large dark-brown central discs.  A magnet for attracting pollinators such as bees and butterflies!

Rudbeckia amplexicaulis is an excellent choice for gardeners looking to add some height and vibrant colour to planting schemes.  Magnificent plants for flower borders, wildflower gardens, prairie-style meadows, cottage-style gardens.

Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Award of Garden Merit (AGM).


Please note: full germination instructions are printed on each pack.


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Genus: Rudbeckia


Species: amplexicaulis 


Synonym: Dracopsis amplexicaulis


English name: Clasping Coneflower


Plant type: Annual (often grows instead as a binennial or short-lived perennial)


Flower height: Approx. 2-3 ft


Flowering time: Late summer to early autumn (July to October)


Hardiness: -20ºC


Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade (prefers full sun)


Soil: Moist and well-drained


Propagation methods: From seeds




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