Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun'./Prairie Sun Black-eyed Susan

Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun'. / Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun'.
Each plant can produce a large number of flowers
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Each plant can produce a large number of flowers

Flowers orange fading to yellow

Blossoms may be up to 5" in diameter

Flowers and foliage

Green eyed blossoms

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Scientific Name: Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun'.
Common Name: Prairie Sun Black-eyed Susan
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Orange
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Tolerates hot, humid summers flowers the first year from seed if they are planted indoors in winter. Of course, nurseries will have plants for sale in early spring. It is muli-branched plants providing a mass of blooms for cutting from early summer until frost. Although an annual, it preforms best when grown as annual. Will reseed if not dead headed.