Sweet Coneflower

Scientific Name: Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Henry Eilers'

Origin: R. subtomentosa is native to North America

Family: Asteraceae

Bloom time: July through September

You've probably heard of the more common black-eyed Susan, but this particular yellow pinwheel flower has a brown center with petals arranged in ray florets that are rolled into a quill shape. It grows up to 5 feet tall, peaking in mid-August.