Rudbeckia Hirta ‘Marmalade’ is a dwarf Rudbeckia variety with large, golden-orange flowers that bloom from summer to early fall. Plants grow to two feet tall, and flowers are up to five inches across. It is a versatile plant that can be used in flower beds, borders, cutting gardens and large containers. The blossoms are adorned with bright, golden-orange rays surrounding a dark chocolate center disk. This Black-Eyed Susan puts on a spectacular show in the garden when other plants are starting to fade. It will bloom the first year from seed and will usually remain in the garden through self-seeding.
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Scientific Name: Rudbeckia Hirta
Common Name: Rudbeckia, Dwarf - Marmalade
Plant Type: Annuals, Perennials
Native Range: Mediterranean region, Borago
Height: 18 to 24 "
Spread: Up to 5 "
Exposure: Full Sun/Partial Shade
Blooming Season: Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Attracts: Pollinators, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Resistant: Deer, Drought
Characteristics: Dried arrangements, Cut flowers, Showy
Flower Color: Golden orange with dark center
Water Requirement: Low, Average
Soil Type: Clay, Loam
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Advantage: Easy to grow, Medium maintenance
Uses: Prairie and Meadows, Informal and Cottage, Beds and Borders, Traditional garden