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Rudbeckia hirta Toto Rustic

Gloriosa Daisy

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 8-10" (Plant 10-12" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 5-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy, Acidic, Clay
Flower / Accent: Yellow / Burgundy
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Cheerful splashes of sunshine are produced in a seemingly never-ending supply of 3-4 flowers on compact plants. A mahogany red inner ring complements the bright golden yellow blooms. A Fleuroselect winner. Road salt tolerant.

In meadows, along the roadside or in your garden bed, Rudbeckia are one of the most versatile and recognized perennials. Wildlife friendly. Picture-perfect punctuated with butterflies and the goldfinches will love the seed.

Features to Note:

  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Attracts Birds
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

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.

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