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botanical name:
Rudbeckia hirta 'Maya'
Rudbeckia hirta 'Maya' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Black Eyed Susan, Gloriosa Daisy
synonyms:  Rudbeckia fulgida 'Maya'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: golden
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 5 to 10
Compact, dwarf bushy habit with strong stems bearing large double golden yellow flowerheads with brown-black centres. Free flowering all summer.
Normally grown as a half-hardy annual, but may sometimes persist as a short-lived perennial

Moderately fertile, moist, well drained soil in full sun. Not frost hardy, and normally dies off after flowering.

From seed.

Bedding, borders and containers, also good for cut flowers.

other notes:
Raidsed by Ernst Benary Samenzucht GmbH

Fleuroselect Gold Medal winner, 2005
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