Rudbeckia hirta Prairie Sun Seeds

Rudbeckia hirta Prairie Sun Seeds

R. hirta
Cut Flower

Product ID#: RR1980-8578

Additional Information

Harvesting Harvest when Mature, Good for Cutting, Cut & Come Again, Long Vase Life
Growing Conditions Field Crop, Grows Well in Containers
Additional Characteristics AAS (All-American Selections) Winner, Start Early for Transplants, Good for Overwintering, Cold Tolerant, Easy to Grow
Flowering Month June, July, August, September, October
Garden Style Cutting / Cut Flowers, English Cottage, Heirloom & Heritage, Victorian
Lighting Conditions Full Sun
Seed Type Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity Perennial
Stem Type Single Stem
Plant Hardiness Half Hardy, Hardy
Plant Height 21 - 30 inches
Plant Lifecycle Annual, Perennial
Plant Uses Cut Flower & Bouquets, Attracts Beneficial Insects, Attracts Friendly Pollinators, Patio Container Friendly, Landscape
Shape Disk
  • 1 packet

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Rudbeckia hirta Prairie Sun is a delightful perennial that features unique bi-color blooms. 4" to 6" inch blooms have petals with an ombre effect-golden at the centers and lighter at their tips, punctuated with a distinctive apple-green cone shaped center button. This well loved cut flower favorite has exceptional vase life and is an All American Selections and Fleuroselect Gold winner. Enjoy this showy variety in border plantings, containers or in large groupings where you desire a wide patch of vibrant color from summer through early fall. Blooms grow on sturdy straight stems and plants grow to 28" to 32" inches tall. Tender perennial in zones 8-10. Cut flower production growers often grow this variety as an annual in zones 7 and below. Packet: 30 seeds.

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