Black Eyed Susan

Rudbeckia hirta 'Cherry Brandy' Asteraceae

Other names

Gloriosa Daisy

Growth habit

Herbaceous

Perennation

Cultivated as annual

Biocultural value

Flowers and leaves together yield various greens.

Location

Robison Herb Garden

Source of plant

Pinetree Garden Seeds

Description

Annual, perennial or biennial. The dramatic cherry red flowers vary, some have an encircling dark burgundy ring around the chocolate brown center, while others are all red. This is the first ever reddish rudbeckia available from seed.

USDA Hardiness Zone

3

Special characteristics

other ethnobotanical uses