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botanical name:
Rudbeckia hirta 'Cherry Brandy'
Rudbeckia hirta 'Cherry Brandy' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Black-eyed Susan
synonyms:  Rudbeckia 'Cherry Brandy', Rudbeckia x hirta 'Cherry Brandy'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.25m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Large cherry red flowers with dark centres. Long flowering period from July through to autumn and a robust growing habit.

Normally grown as a half-hardy annual.

cultivation:
Moderately fertile, moist, well drained soil in full sun.

propagation:
From seed.

usage:
Beds, borders and containers. Good for cutting.

other notes:
Bred by Thompson & Morgan, introduced 2009

Fleuroselect Novelty Award

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