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Rudbeckia occidentalis 'Green Wizard' (Black coneflower 'Green Wizard')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rudbeckia occidentalis 'Green Wizard'

Other names

Black coneflower 'Green Wizard'

Genus

Rudbeckia Rudbeckia

Variety or Cultivar

'Green Wizard' _ 'Green Wizard' is an upright, clump-forming perennial with semi-glossy, ovate to lance-shaped, mid-green leaves and large, petal-less, black cones with the prominent green sepals in summer.


Rudbeckia occidentalis 'Green Wizard' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright

Flower

Black in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly. Cut back in late autumn or early spring.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Rudbeckia occidentalis 'Green Wizard' (Black coneflower 'Green Wizard') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, free-draining soil in a sunny or lightly shaded position.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Rudbeckia occidentalis 'Green Wizard'

Other names

Black coneflower 'Green Wizard'

Genus

Rudbeckia Rudbeckia

Variety or Cultivar

'Green Wizard' _ 'Green Wizard' is an upright, clump-forming perennial with semi-glossy, ovate to lance-shaped, mid-green leaves and large, petal-less, black cones with the prominent green sepals in summer.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright


Colour

Flower

Black in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer; Green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly. Cut back in late autumn or early spring.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Rudbeckia occidentalis 'Green Wizard' (Black coneflower 'Green Wizard') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, free-draining soil in a sunny or lightly shaded position.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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