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Rudbeckia hirta 'Moreno' (Black-eyed Susan 'Moreno')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rudbeckia hirta 'Moreno'

Other names

Black-eyed Susan 'Moreno'

Genus

Rudbeckia Rudbeckia

Variety or Cultivar

'Moreno' _ 'Moreno' is a dwarf, half-hardy annual. In late summer and early autumn, on branched stems, it bears large, double, daisy-like, mahogany-red flowers with orange tips. Attractive to butterflies.


Rudbeckia hirta 'Moreno' is: Deciduous

Habit

Branching, Clump-forming

Flower

Orange, Dark-red in Summer; Dark-red, Orange in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Diseases

Heat and weather tolerant.

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Rudbeckia hirta 'Moreno' (Black-eyed Susan 'Moreno') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

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

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

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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Botanical name

Rudbeckia hirta 'Moreno'

Other names

Black-eyed Susan 'Moreno'

Genus

Rudbeckia Rudbeckia

Variety or Cultivar

'Moreno' _ 'Moreno' is a dwarf, half-hardy annual. In late summer and early autumn, on branched stems, it bears large, double, daisy-like, mahogany-red flowers with orange tips. Attractive to butterflies.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Branching, Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Orange, Dark-red in Summer; Dark-red, Orange in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer; Green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Diseases

Heat and weather tolerant.

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Rudbeckia hirta 'Moreno' (Black-eyed Susan 'Moreno') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

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

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

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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rudbeckia moreno

I grew this plant from seed last year and it flowered. I believe that new shoots are coming through this spring. As a half hardy annual what should i expect, will it flower again? read more

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