Rudbeckia hirta Denver Daisy Seeds

Rudbeckia hirta Denver Daisy Seeds

R. hirta
First Year Flowering Biennial

Product ID#: RR8480-8512

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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 June, July, August, September, October
Garden Style Cutting / Cut Flowers, English Cottage, Romantic, Victorian
Lighting Conditions Full Sun
Seed Type Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity Perennial
Stem Type Branching Stem
Plant Hardiness Hardy
Plant Height 21 - 30 inches
Plant Lifecycle Biennial
Plant Uses Cut Flower & Bouquets, Attracts Beneficial Insects, Attracts Friendly Pollinators, Great in Hanging Baskets, Window Sill Garden Favorite, Patio Container Friendly, Ornamental, Landscape
Shape Disk
  • 1 packet

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$4.95
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Rudbeckia hirta Denver Daisy was bred and widely distributed to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the city of Denver in 2008 and has become a well-loved and cheerful garden favorite since then!

Hardy 24" to 30" inch bushy plants produce huge 6" inch golden-orange daisy-type flowers. A dark center cone is surrounded by a ring of dark petals, which almost makes it look like a sunflower from a distance. Quite an unusual feature for this daisy! Plant in any area in which you want a splash of rich golden color-garden beds, borders or lining a pathway. Large window boxes and containers are also welcome homes for these bright blooms that pollinators love. The size of the blooms is sure to bring cheer to any garden placement.

Strong stems make this an excellent cutting garden staple. Spent blooms left in place create winter interest in the garden and provide a feast for small birds during the winter months. Any seeds the birds don’t get will freely self-sow when they overwinter and shed. Packet: 30 seeds.

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