Rudbeckia hirta Cherry Brandy is a sultry and swoon worthy garden favorite for its exceptional brandy-wine color and velvet appearing petals. This outstanding flowering perennial produces gorgeous, 3" to 4" inch daisy-shaped flowers with deep mahogany-black centers upon sturdy single stems. Well mounded plants reach 24" inches tall which make them the ideal size for a front-of-the-line position in garden beds or for adding intense color to areas of interest in your garden. Diligence in deadheading spent blooms will bring on a new flush of flowers and extend the blooming period. Coveted as a cut flower for its regal color and stately blooms, this Fleuroselect winner begins blooming in June and continues on through the first frost in fall. Cherry Brandy is among our Top 50 Favorite Cut Flowers for this season - she is a total heart throb! Packet: 25 seeds.