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Rudbeckia hirta 'Maya'
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common name: Black Eyed Susan, Gloriosa Daisy
synonyms: Rudbeckia fulgida 'Maya'
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: golden
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 5 to 10
Compact, dwarf bushy habit with strong stems bearing large double golden yellow flowerheads with brown-black centres. Free flowering all summer.
Normally grown as a half-hardy annual, but may sometimes persist as a short-lived perennial
Moderately fertile, moist, well drained soil in full sun. Not frost hardy, and normally dies off after flowering.
Bedding, borders and containers, also good for cut flowers.
Raidsed by Ernst Benary Samenzucht GmbH
Fleuroselect Gold Medal winner, 2005