Rudbeckia hirta

Dakota™ Series ‘Red Shield’
The Rudbeckia Dakota™ series from Green Fuse is day length neutral and requires no vernalization, so blooms start earlier in the season and last for weeks! These abundant flowers are a delightful addition to any style garden from cottage to rock, along the border or planted en masse. A sunny spot with well drained soils is ideal for these splendid flowers that will bloom from summer into fall. Deer resistant and both heat and drought tolerant once established. Amazing attractor of butterflies, pollinators and birds. Makes great cut flowers. Native.
common name:
black eyed susan
plug size:
hardiness zone:
5 – 9
yellow, red
full sun
bloom time:
summer to fall
patent status:
Next Availability: Week 26