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PlantFiles: Black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rudbeckia (rud-BEK-ee-a) (Info)
Species: hirta var. pulcherrima

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12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Boise, Idaho
Divernon, Illinois
Brookville, Kansas
Shawnee Mission, Kansas
Annapolis, Maryland
Coloma, Michigan
Piqua, Ohio
Enid, Oklahoma
Hugo, Oklahoma
Warwick, Rhode Island
Greenville, South Carolina
Greeneville, Tennessee
Petersburg, Virginia

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