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Rudbeckia hirta Indian Summer

Gloriosa Daisy

Type: Perennials
Height: Tall 34-48" (Plant 12" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 5-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic, Sandy, Clay
Flower / Accent: Yellow / Yellow
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Rudbeckia Indian Summer produce long, golden-yellow rays surrounding chocolate-black centers. Rudbeckia Indian Summer blooms from July thru September followed by mahogany foliage in the fall. A fine display on substantial plants.

An All-American Selections Award Winner 1995.

Features to Note:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • OK in Containers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • For a Sunny Spot

Rudbeckia General Information:

Rudbeckia hirta are wonderful, free flowering daisies in colors from yellow through bronze and mahogany. You can have them for years, but the original plants will only last a few seasons. But wait! The plants self-seed readily, and if you learn to recognize the slightly hairy seedlings and allow a few to develop where you want them, you can have as many as you want for many years.

Rudbeckia Plant Care:

Prefers fertile well-drained soil. Although drought tolerant, Rudbeckia bloom better with ample moisture. Pinching can produce more compact plants in taller varieties. Allow seeds to fall to assure permanence in the garden. Spent flower heads can be removed if reseeding is a problem. Aging foliage can be cut back to 6" for a flush of new growth if desired.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Spring 2015
Plant Code: RUIS