Gloriosa Irish Eyes Seeds - Rudbeckia gloriosa

Gloriosa Irish Eyes Seeds - Rudbeckia gloriosa

R. gloriosa
Gloriosa Irish Eyes, Irish Daisy

Product ID#: RR1880-8503A

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Harvesting Harvest when Mature, Good for Cutting, Cut & Come Again, Long Vase Life
Growing Conditions Field Crop, Grows Well in Containers
Additional Characteristics Start Early for Transplants, Good for Overwintering, Cold Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Easy to Grow
Flowering Month May, June, July, August, September, October
Garden Style Cutting / Cut Flowers, English Cottage, Heirloom & Heritage, Romantic, Victorian
Lighting Conditions Full Sun, Partial Sun
Seed Type Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity Perennial
Stem Type Single Stem
Plant Hardiness Hardy
Plant Height 21 - 30 inches, 31 - 40 inches
Plant Lifecycle Biennial
Plant Uses Cut Flower & Bouquets, Excellent for Drying & Crafts, Wild Flowers, Attracts Beneficial Insects, Attracts Friendly Pollinators, Patio Container Friendly, Bedding, Erosion Control, Landscape
Shape Disk
  • 1 packet

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$4.50
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Gloriosa Irish Eyes, a part of the Rudbeckia gloriosa family, produces exceptional 4" to 5" inch daisy-type flowers. Petals with a distinguished golden-orange ombre halo surround a lime-green button center punctuated with a black fringe, commonly called the "eyelash". The lush deeply textured petals further the attractive appearance of this well-loved cut flower favorite.

This first year flowering biennial is a year round charmer. Regular deadheading will increase flower production throughout the bloom cycle. Subsequently, the seed heads are good for winter interest and can be used in dried arrangements.

Plants grow 24" to 36" inches and are fairly drought tolerant once established, making Irish Eyes suitable for xeriscaping. In addition to being a strong cut flower production crop, this variety makes a wonderful addition to mixed beds and container gardens. Packet: 50 seeds.

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