Rudbeckia Triloba Seeds

Rudbeckia Triloba Seeds

Rudbeckia triloba

Item #1216

Perennial in USDA zones 3-9. Rudbeckia triloba has smaller flowers than other rudbeckias, but in a much greater mass. In The Undaunted Garden, Lauren Springer Ogden writes, “The sheer profusion reminded me of fairy tales in which a person down on his or her luck is suddenly showered by thousands of gold coins from the sky.” A Native American wildflower, and 1997 Georgia Gold Medal Winner.


Full sun

Blooms summer to early fall

2’-3’ tall

Days to Emerge:
10-15 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of
4 seeds
every 1’-2’

When 1”-2” tall,
thin to
1 every 1’-2’

When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost, and as late as 2 months before first fall frost.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost. If started inside early enough, may bloom the first year.

Special germination instructions: Stratification, a moist/cold period to mimic winter conditions, will provide best results. See inside of packet for details.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford


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