This unusual rudbeckia has a wonderful color combination of bright yellow with a broad mahogany flame. Blooms early summer until the first frost. Hardy zones 5-9. Grows to a height of 19-24 inches on well-branched sturdy stems. Each flower is approx. 4 inches across.
And long-lasting. Each flower lasts 4 weeks or more. They make beautiful cut flowers with a long vase life. Super easy to grow and instructions are included. Likes full sun to partial shade. Moderate water. Almost any type of soil. Attracts butterflies.
Ideal for baskets, bedding, and borders. You can have these for years and years. The original plants will last for a couple of seasons. However, they readily self-seed and will multiply without becoming invasive.
Approximate seeds per pound: 1,697,000 Season: Perennial USDA Zones: 3 - 10 Height: 24 - 36 inches Bloom Season: Late summer and fall Bloom Color: Yellow Environment: Full sun Soil Type: Any soils that are not too dry, pH 5.8 - 6.8 Deer Resistant: Yes
Temperature: 70F Average Germ Time: 7 - 30 days Light Required: Yes Depth: Do not cover the seed but press it into the soil Sowing Rate: 1/2 ounce per 1,000 square feet or 2 pounds per acre Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination Plant Spacing: 12 - 18 inches