Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun'

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  • Common Name: Gloriosa Daisy
  • Plant Story:

    An award-winning biennial, Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun' features golden-yellow petals at the base with softer lemon-yellow at the edge around a contrasting light green center. The long-lasting blooms are not favored by deer and beloved by butterflies.

  • Type: Perennial Herbaceous
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Planting Zone: 3-8
  • Height: 2.5-3 ft
  • Spread: 1.5-2 ft
  • Light Requirements:
  • Suggested Uses: Borders, annual beds, and cottage gardens
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Butterflies,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:Powdery mildew, slugs, and snails
  • Form: Upright
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Set out after last-frost date. Self-seed. Tolerates heat and drought.


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