Rudbeckia triloba 'Prairie Glow'
3-4’ tall, very bushy perennial with large flowerheads on highly branched, dark red-brown stems. The rays are copper-orange with gold tips, while the centers are deep blackish brown, and the plant’s hairy leaves are deep green with a reddish tinge. A very ornamental native plant that attracts pollinators and birds, blooming from late summer until frost. Full sun, tolerant of many soils, including dry conditions. VT native species. Rain garden plant. Zones 4-8.