Missouri Botanical Garden Notes

September 1, 2015

Cosmos-sulphureus-ladybird – 12 to 18″
Low growing – lots of color late in the year.


Rudbeckia-missouriensis  – falls over so give it room – still blooming, but no insects on it.


Shining Blue Star – this one they cut down to the ground – others they kept large.


Purple Dome New England Aster – this is not trimmed – about 48″wide and 30″tall. I’m going to replace a lot of my NEA with this variety.


Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii Goldstrum – seems more upright than Missouriensis.



Partridge Pea – notice that they cut theirs back about 50% – this keeps it from flopping over.








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