Rudbeckia hirta Solar Eclipse Seeds

Rudbeckia hirta Solar Eclipse Seeds

R. hirta
Flowering Perennial

Product ID#: RR8180-8500

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 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 Single Stem
Plant Hardiness Hardy
Plant Height 21 - 30 inches
Plant Lifecycle Perennial
Plant Moisture & Climate No
Plant Uses Cut Flower & Bouquets, Sustains Beneficial Insects, Attracts Friendly Pollinators, Patio Container Friendly, Bedding, Landscape
Shape Disk
  • 1 packet

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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.

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