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SOLVED: Heliopsis 'Summer Sun'?

Western, PA(Zone 6a)

I received this in a plant trade with this name. Now I am told it is not H. 'Summer Sun'. Sorry the photo isn't more clear.

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Hillsboro, OH(Zone 6a)

It is kind of hard to tell from the picture. Yours does seem to be wispier than mine but the flower looks right. If I think about it, I will post mine tomorrow. I may have also put it in the plant data base.

Hillsboro, OH(Zone 6a)

I did. http://plantsdatabase.com/go/37652/ Does this picture help at all or no? This is what I bought as Heliopsis scabra 'Summer Sun/Sommersonne'.

Westbrook, ME(Zone 5a)

I think the leaves are different than heliopsis. It looks like Rudbeckia lanciniata to me. 'Goldquelle' is a compact double flowered variety. I had 'Golden Glow' for a while which gets about 8 feet tall. It always flopped when it bloomed so I decided to get rid of it.

Western, PA(Zone 6a)

The leaves are 'divided' (palmate?).

Antrim, Northern Ire, United Kingdom(Zone 8b)

it could be Rudbeckia triloba

Newnan, GA(Zone 8a)

if it's Rudbeckia lanciniata get it out now. This is the most invasive plant I've ever seen. I let it go for a couple of years, having bought it as something else. Now I can't get rid of it, it spreads from every little piece of root.

Western, PA(Zone 6a)

Rudbeckia triloba might be worth investigating.

Westbrook, ME(Zone 5a)

Here is a picture of the rudbeckia lanciniata foliage http://www.wssa.net/subpages/weed/bmp/170.JPG

Rudbeckia triloba has fuzzy leaves similar to r.hirta and small 1-inch daisies

Western, PA(Zone 6a)

Yes the foliage is very similiar. Thanks!

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