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Rudbeckia hirta 'Autumn Colours' (Black-eyed susan 'Autumn Colours')

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Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.6m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Rudbeckia hirta 'Autumn Colours'

Other names: Black-eyed susan 'Autumn Colours', Rudbeckia hirta 'Autumn Colors', Gloriosa daisy 'Autumn Colors'

Genus: Rudbeckia Rudbeckia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Autumn Colours' _ 'Autumn Colours' is an upright, branching, bristly biennial or short-lived perennial, often grown as an annual, with ovate, veined, dark green leaves and, in summer and early autumn, daisy-like flowerheads in shades of orange, red and yellow surrounding a prominent, conical, brown disk.


Rudbeckia hirta 'Autumn Colours' is: Deciduous

Flower: Orange, Yellow, Red in Summer; Yellow, Red, Orange in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

Habit: Branching, Clump-forming, Upright

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Where to grow

Rudbeckia hirta 'Autumn Colours' (Black-eyed susan 'Autumn Colours') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting, Wildflower

Cultivation: Plant in moderately fertile, free-draining soil in a sunny position.

Soil type: Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Rudbeckia hirta 'Autumn Colours'

Other names: Black-eyed susan 'Autumn Colours', Rudbeckia hirta 'Autumn Colors', Gloriosa daisy 'Autumn Colors'

Genus: Rudbeckia Rudbeckia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Autumn Colours' _ 'Autumn Colours' is an upright, branching, bristly biennial or short-lived perennial, often grown as an annual, with ovate, veined, dark green leaves and, in summer and early autumn, daisy-like flowerheads in shades of orange, red and yellow surrounding a prominent, conical, brown disk.


Rudbeckia hirta 'Autumn Colours' is: Deciduous

Flower: Orange, Yellow, Red in Summer; Yellow, Red, Orange in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

Habit: Branching, Clump-forming, Upright

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General care

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Rudbeckia hirta 'Autumn Colours' (Black-eyed susan 'Autumn Colours') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting, Wildflower

Cultivation: Plant in moderately fertile, free-draining soil in a sunny position.

Soil type: Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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