June - October
Large daisy-like flowers on compact plants. Good for the cut flower garden.
Full sun in well-drained moist soil
'Indian Summer' 2-3 feet tall, large yellow flowers with chocolate centers
'Maya' 18-24 inches tall, dwarf, compact, yellow flowers
'Prarie Sun' 3 feet tall, yellow flowers with light green center
'Spot Light' 6-12 inches tall, yellow flowers with chocolate center
'Irish Eyes' 18-24 inches tall, yellow flowers with green centers
'Cherokee sunset' 18-24 inches tall, double yellow flowers with red centers
'Toto' 6-12 inches tall, yellow flowers, dwarf
Very colorful display of daisy-like flowers. This rudbeckia tends to decline when the weather gets hot and humid. These rudbeckia (R. hirta
) are not considered perennials in northern gardens. Treat them as annuals. Attracts butterflies. Good cut flower.