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SmileyZ™ Kissing Black-Eyed Susan

Rudbeckia hirta 'Kissing' PPAF

SKU
43130
Vibrant daisy-like flowers have deep garnet red petals with golden yellow tips that surround a dark button center. Blooms continuously throughout the warm season. The dense, multi-branched plant with lush green foliage and a profusion of charming, colorful blooms is just what is needed to brighten a border, bed, or container. An herbaceous perennial.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationrud-BEK-ee-uh HER-tuh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 20 to 26 in. tall, 12 to 15 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring through Early Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed & Yellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitUpright
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Accent, Raised Bed, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSwitch Grass (Panicum); Salvia (Salvia); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Coneflower (Echinacea); Avens (Geum)

Thrives in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, tolerates mild drought, but prefers regular water. Remove spent flowers to promote continued bloom. Hard prune at the end of the season. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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