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Rudbeckia hirta 'Irish Eyes' (Black-eyed susan 'Irish Eyes')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rudbeckia hirta 'Irish Eyes'

Other names

Black-eyed susan 'Irish Eyes'

Genus

Rudbeckia Rudbeckia

Variety or Cultivar

'Irish Eyes' _ 'Irish Eyes' is a tall perennial with medium-green leaves and unique single-petalled, bright yellow flowers with a olive green center.


Rudbeckia hirta 'Irish Eyes' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Olive green, Dark-yellow in Summer; Olive green, Dark-yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

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

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, free-draining soil in a sunny or lightly shaded position.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Rudbeckia hirta 'Irish Eyes'

Other names

Black-eyed susan 'Irish Eyes'

Genus

Rudbeckia Rudbeckia

Variety or Cultivar

'Irish Eyes' _ 'Irish Eyes' is a tall perennial with medium-green leaves and unique single-petalled, bright yellow flowers with a olive green center.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Olive green, Dark-yellow in Summer; Olive green, Dark-yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer; Green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, free-draining soil in a sunny or lightly shaded position.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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