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Clasping Coneflower Seeds

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This is one of the "other" Black-eyed Susans. Grows to 3 ft with small flowers in gold splotched brown. Annual.
key features
Botanical Name
Dracopis amplexicaulis
Seed Life Cycle
Growing Zones
Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Long Bloom Time, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings


When quick color is needed, and a planter doesn’t want to wait for the longer-to-bloom regular black-eyed susan (R. hirta), this species can be substituted. Not as beautiful as the real thing, but a black-eyed susan just the same.

*recently reclassified as Dracopis amplexicaulis.