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SmileyZ™ Kissing Black-Eyed Susan

Rudbeckia hirta 'Kissing' Plant Patent Applied For

Pronunciation: rud-BEK-ee-uh HER-tuh
SKU #43130

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Description 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.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Late Spring through Early Fall
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 20 to 26 in. tall, 12 to 15 in. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Landscape Use Border, Container, Accent
Flower Color Red & Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Switch Grass (Panicum); Salvia (Salvia); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Coneflower (Echinacea); Avens (Geum)
Care 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.

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