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Rudbeckia hirta 'Tiger Eye Gold'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rudbeckia (rud-BEK-ee-a) (Info)
Species: hirta (HER-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Tiger Eye Gold
Additional cultivar information: (aka Tigereye Gold, TigerEye Gold)
Hybridized by Goldsmith; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2009

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

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun


Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Blooms repeatedly


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral RobinsNestEggs On Jun 16, 2010, RobinsNestEggs from Smithfield, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

I planted Tigers Eye Gold in my zone 7B garden May of 2009. It is now June of 2010 and I only see in its place small seedlings that I am hoping is Tigers Eye Gold. My other Rudbeckia's are already up and blooming. So hoping this one returns. Loved its form when it was growing last year.


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

San Leandro, California
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
New Port Richey, Florida
Davenport, Iowa
Ely, Minnesota
Tarboro, North Carolina
Lancaster, Ohio
Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
West Chester, Pennsylvania
Knoxville, Tennessee
Garland, Texas
Spring, Texas
Newport News, Virginia
Smithfield, Virginia
Kalama, Washington

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