Deformed Rudbeckia plant

themayorfamJune 16, 2013

Just noticed today that a clump of our Redbeckia has grown deformed this year. Its in its 3rd year and we have a lot of wild growing Rudbeckia but this one happens to have been from store bought seed.

Its oddly deformed and the stems are wavy and FLAT.
Any info would be appreciated whether its good bad or no big deal. We don't spray for pests or weeds and don't live in the city. Thanks

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

It's called fasciation, and it's a physical abnormality that occurs in many different plants - I had a fasciated Bleeding Heart a couple of years ago. It was normal the next year, and yours probably will be too.

Here is a link that might be useful: Wikipedia on fasciation

    Bookmark   June 16, 2013 at 11:02PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

And this link has a picture of black-eyed Susan that looks very similar to yours!

Here is a link that might be useful: Pictures

    Bookmark   June 17, 2013 at 8:57AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Arum italicum - how to eradicate
I've just learned how invasive this plant can be. I'm...
BoNAP Density Gradient Maps
This is pretty fascinating if you're into maps: I...
WoodsTea 6a MO
Which of these native grasses/oats/sedges will spread via roots?
Hi, For the benefit of creating a useful list... Which...
ID needed - tall, yellow button flowers
These are currently in bloom, wondering what it is?...
Agalinis auriculata and other imperiled species for your garden
Has any of you tried to introduce a locally imperiled/endangered...
WoodsTea 6a MO
Sponsored Products
Luxembourg Low Armchair Duo - Fermob
$892.00 | HORNE
Nearly Natural Two Tone Green 7' Mini Cedar Pine Tree
Beyond Stores
David Trubridge Design | Flax Pendant Light - Paint
Nearly Natural 5-foot Smilax Tree
Canterbury Arbor - 66" Opening
Cactus Medium Table Lamp by Slamp
$299.20 | Lumens
Custom Rockford Sofa
Home Decorators Collection
Tulip Juvenile | Søren Nightstand
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™