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Rrudbeckia Prairie Sun


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Product Details

Seeds per packet: 15

The magic of the Rudbeckia ‘Prairie Sun’. Esteemed as a FleuroSelect Gold Medal and AAS award winner, this remarkable variant promises breathtaking golden yellow blooms, each crowned with a contrasting vibrant green eye. The flowers, astonishingly grand at up to 6 inches in diameter, make a striking statement in any garden setting. Thanks to its sturdy stems, these luminous blooms remain unaffected by unpredictable weather, standing tall and radiant. Drawing lineage from its vigorous sister, Amarillo Gold, the ‘Prairie Sun’ offers unmatched beauty and resilience, ensuring a garden that’s bathed in the essence of a sunlit prairie.


Key Features:

  • Award-Winning Pedigree: FleuroSelect Gold Medal and AAS award recipient.
  • Magnificent Blooms: Features brilliant golden yellow flowers with a striking green eye.
  • Generous Size: Delivers impressive flowers up to 6” / 15 cm in diameter.
  • Robust Nature: Sturdy stems that resist adverse weather conditions.
  • Versatile Placement: Ideal for borders, pots, containers, and as a cut flower.
  • Sowing Specifics: 2-3 seeds per plug, direct sowing into the final pot is possible.
  • Germination: Averages 8-14 days at 68-72 °F (20-22 °C).
  • Lighting Requirements: Minimum 14 hours of day length for flowering; excess of 16 hours might induce stem elongation.
  • Soil Recommendations: Favors well-drained substrate with 20-30% clay; field preference includes loamy sandy to sandy humus with good nutrition.
  • Optimal Temperature: Thrives at 18-20 °C; temperatures below 16 °C might cause red leaf coloring.
  • Fertilization Guidelines: Weekly fertilization with 100-150 ppm nitrogen; adherence to potassium balanced fertilizers and monitoring for magnesium or iron deficiencies.

Product Categories

Height: 0-12 Inches
Life Cycle: Annual
Water Needs: Average
Use: Bee Garden, Containers, Cut Flowers, Erosion Control
Bloom Season: Early Summer, Fall, Late Summer, Summer
Plant Species: Flowers
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Planting Season: Spring, Summer

Planting & Care Instructions

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