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botanical name:
Rudbeckia hirta 'Maya'
Rudbeckia hirta 'Maya' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Black Eyed Susan, Gloriosa Daisy
synonyms:  Rudbeckia fulgida 'Maya'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: golden
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 5 to 10
description:
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

cultivation:
Moderately fertile, moist, well drained soil in full sun. Not frost hardy, and normally dies off after flowering.

propagation:
From seed.

usage:
Bedding, borders and containers, also good for cut flowers.

other notes:
Raidsed by Ernst Benary Samenzucht GmbH

Fleuroselect Gold Medal winner, 2005

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