June - October
Large daisy-like flowers on compact plants. Good for the cut flower garden.
Full sun in well-drained moist soil
Becky Series - 8-10 inches tall
'Cherokee Sunset' - 30 inches tall with fully double flowers
'Indian Summer' - 36 inches tall with large flowers
'Autumn Colors' - 20 inches tall
'Toto Series - 8-10 inches tall
'Prairie Sun' - 36 inches tall
'Sonora' - 20 inches tall
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.