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Gloriosa Daisy

Botanical Name
Rudbeckia hirta
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 7
Height
2 to 3 feet
Width
1 to 2 feet
Flowers
Summer to fall: yellow to orange-yellow, dark brown centers
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained, adaptable
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 24 inches apart
  • Drought tolerant
  • Deadhead for aesthetics and to slow re-seeding
  • Rudbeckia hirta is a biennial or short lived perennial, often grown as an annual.  Plants usually remain in the garden from freely self-seeding.
Problems
Aster yellows, powdery mildew, leaf spot
Varieties
  • Indian Summer - 9" flower heads, may be short-lived, often grown as an annual

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