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Rudbeckia hirta 'Irish Spring'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rudbeckia (rud-BEK-ee-a) (Info)
Species: hirta (HER-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Irish Spring

One vendor has this plant for sale.

5 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Pale Green

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Deciduous
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Gabrielle On Jul 5, 2007, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

I was volunteering at an event that had a large display of 'Irish Spring', and every few minutes someone would ask what they were. They are very beautiful and attract a lot of attention!

There are isolated flowers that revert to a normal Blackeyed Susan.

Regional...

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

Susanville, California
Libertyville, Illinois
Coralville, Iowa
Bossier City, Louisiana
Munsonville, New Hampshire
Hillsborough, New Jersey
Columbus, Ohio
Salem, Oregon
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Watsontown, Pennsylvania
Olympia, Washington



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