The other endlessly fascinating plants in the garden are the Rudbeckias, I sowed some annual ones 2 years ago, they have been through the composting system and now seeded throughout the garden. Maybe the seeds were F1 hybrids which don't breed true, or maybe they have been crossed with perennial Rudbeckias because there is a great variety of flower colours and sizes. Today I discovered a totally new 'frilly' flowered Rudbeckia:
maybe this perennial Rudbeckia had an influence:
What will St Jude, the expected storm, do to these gorgeous flowers still blooming into late autumn?