Goldilocks Rudbeckia


Goldilocks Rudbeckia

Rudbeckia hirta
(86 days) This one’s just right to brighten bouquets and beds with its 4" golden-orange blooms with deep-set brown eyes. Long strong stems set on 24–30" plants make this an outstanding cutflower. Enough are fully double to give the effect of a patch of chrysanthemums. Annual. ~1,800 seeds/g. Especially attractive to pollinators.

5397 Goldilocks
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Additional Information


Named for Olaf Rudbeck (1660-1740), professor of botany at Uppsala in Sweden and a teacher of Linnaeus. Improved versions of these rugged North American native black-eyed Susans outstrip their wild counterparts in size and color.

Culture: Drought-tolerant. Start indoors at 70° and do not cover the seed. Germinates in 14–21 days at 70°. Transplant after danger of frost at 15–18" apart. Likes full sun, good drainage.


All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.

Days in parentheses after a variety indicate days to first bloom.

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