Rudbeckia hirta Solar Eclipse produces an eye catching 3" - 4" inch bright yellow flower blossom with unique deep mahogany center ring that is pronounced with a black slightly domed center cone. This color contrast is dramatic and a definite statement species for garden beds and container plantings where you desire concentrated color. Plants grow 20" - 24" inches tall and are the ideal height for front-of-the-bed plantings, lining pathways or creating color saturated border plantings. Solar Eclipse is a wonderful cut flower and adds distinctive drama to fall arrangements and bouquets. Deadhead spent blooms to maximize production. Thrives in a sunny location with well drained moist soil. This flowering perennial is a beacon for friendly pollinators and beneficial insects. To colonize garden beds, allow spent blooms to stand in fall and re-seed freely. Packet: 30 seeds.