Provided for consumer information—Monrovia is not currently growing this plant.

  • Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Fast grower to 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Long Bloom Season
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Blooms mid- to late summer.
  • Detail
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast grower to 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Blooms mid- to late summer.
    Flower color:Yellow
    Flower attributesLong Bloom Season
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat
  • History & Lore
    History:
    The Denver Daisy is a hybrid Rudbeckia from a Colorado native plant, Rudbeckia hirta. Celebrated as the flower of the City of Denver, this plant was introduced to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the founding of Denver.
    Lore:
    A 2009 Plant Select® award recipient. Plant Select® is a collaboration of Colorado State University, Denver Bonanic Gardens, and the green industry, helping gardeners and horticultural professionals transform the American landscape to a vibrancy inspired by our western regional landscape.