Rudbeckia, 'Green Wizard'

(Rudbeckia occidentalis) “Petal-less” might be a tough selling point for a flower cultivar, but this unique rudbeckia shines in garden borders and as bouquet filler. In place of the more typical ray flowers, this elongated coneflower has a collar of upswept green petal-like sepals. Native to moist meadows and stream beds of the mountain west, this 3-4’ rudbeckia prefers ample moisture. The tiny flowers forming the cone were almost exclusively pollinated by beautiful metallic green sweat bees at our farm. A unique addition to any bouquet.
Perennial. Blooms the second year and thereafter. UO

Packet: 100 seeds

Product Code: RUD-GW-pkt

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Growing Info


Sow indoors 8-10 weeks before your last frost.

Transplant out after last frost.

Note: Blooms second year. 


Lightly cover as light aids in germination.




7-18 days @ soil temp 65-75F.


Full sun


Average. Prefers well-drained, and evenly moist soil. These do not appreciate drought conditions.


Loved by pollinators!

Keep harvesting for continual cuttings.

Cut stems when cones have elongated (or when they suit you!) and expect a vase life of at least10 days