Grand Coneflower – Rudbeckia Maxima


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The Grand Coneflower, scientifically known as Rudbeckia Maxima, is a stunning native perennial plant that adds a touch of elegance to any garden or landscape. With its tall, stately stems and unique, cone-shaped flowers, it’s a favorite among gardeners and a must-have for those looking to create a show-stopping garden.


This perennial coneflower is easily grown in average, moist, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates light shade. Tolerates heat, some drought, and a somewhat wide range of soils. Best in moist, organically rich soils. May be grown from seed. In optimum growing conditions, the species will naturalize by self-seeding. Max height of 8 feet.



Typical Uses

The Grand Coneflower is versatile and can be used in a variety of ways:

  • Garden Focal Point: Plant it as a focal point in your garden to draw attention and create a striking visual impact.
  • Rain Garden: It’s an excellent choice for rain gardens due to its ability to thrive in wetter soil conditions.
  • Wildlife Attraction: The large, daisy-like flowers attract pollinators like bees and butterflies, making it a valuable addition to wildlife-friendly gardens.

Establishment and Care

Proper establishment and care are essential to ensure the Grand Coneflower thrives:

  1. Planting: Choose a location with well-draining soil and full to partial sun for optimal growth.
  2. Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the first growing season. Once established, it’s drought-tolerant.
  3. Pruning: Deadhead spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming and maintain a tidy appearance.
  4. Division: Consider dividing mature clumps every few years to rejuvenate the plant and promote healthy growth.

Special Features

What sets the Grand Coneflower apart:

  • Height: Towering at up to 7 feet, it commands attention in the garden.
  • Cone-Shaped Blooms: The unique, cone-shaped, golden-yellow flowers with dark centers add a touch of drama to your landscape.
  • Hardy and Low-Maintenance: This native plant is incredibly resilient, requiring minimal care once established.

With its striking appearance, wildlife-friendly attributes, and low-maintenance nature, the Grand Coneflower is a must-have for garden enthusiasts looking to make a grand statement in their outdoor spaces.


Soil Moisture

Well Drained

Water Use



1 Gallon


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