Common Name: Rudbeckia/Echinacea hybrid 
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Zone: 6 to 10
Height: 1.50 to 2.00 feet
Spread: 1.50 to 2.00 feet
Bloom Time: June to September
Bloom Description: Golden yellow
Sun: Full sun
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Flower: Showy, Good Cut
Attracts: Butterflies


Best grown in evenly moist, loamy, well-draining soils in full sun.

Noteworthy Characteristics

× Echibeckia is an intergeneric hybrid of Echinacea and Rudbeckia. This robust hybrid boasts the best of both genera, with the fast growth rate of Rudbeckia and the disease resistance of Echinacea. The large flowers can range in color from orange to yellow and are held above clumps of pubescent foliage. Mature plants can reach up to 3' tall with an equal spread. This hybrid is said to be sterile.

SUMMERINA BUTTERSCOTCH BISCUIT features large, golden yellow flowers that can reach up to 6" in diameter. The petals have a copper tinge near the base, and the central disk is a contrasting dark brown. The blooms appear from early summer into fall, and are held on upright, sturdy stems above clumps of pubescent foliage. Mature plants will reach up to 2' tall with an equal spread. The blooms are attractive to butterflies and other insect pollinators and make excellent cut flowers.


No major pest or disease problems of note.


Suitable for use in mixed borders, cottage gardens, rock gardens, pollinator gardens, and containers.