Family: Asteraceae

Common Name: American Gold Rush Rudbeckia


American Gold Rush Rudbeckia (Rudbeckia) is a compact version of Rudbeckia Goldstrum. The plant will become covered with daisy-like yellow to golden yellow flowers. Is resistant to the septoria a leaf spot

Plant TypePerennials Hardy
Hardiness Zone4
Moistureaverage, moist
Soil & Siteaverage, moist
Flowersyellow to golden yellow daisy-like with a brown center disk, july to september
Fruitachene (a dry fruit where the seed separates from the seed coat)
Dimensions1.5-2.0 feet (HS)
Maintenancedeadheading to prevent reseeding
PropagationUS Plant Patent PP28,498 awarded October 3, 2017 to Intrinsic Perennial Gardens, Illinois USA
Cultivar OriginAlthough it is compared to Rudbeckia Goldstrum it's seed parent is Rudbeckia fulgida var deamii
Misc FactsGenus name honors Olof Rudbeck (1630-1702) Swedish botanist and founder of the Uppsala Botanic Garden in Sweden where Carl Linnaeus was professor of botany.
Notes & Reference#144-Missouri Botanical Gardens web site (
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