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Cherry Brandy is a hybrid with vivid red, soft petals that deepen towards the rich, brown center. A long-lasting bloomer, this Rudbeckia will produce striking blooms throughout the summer and into the fall. (Rudbeckia hirta)

Zones 5 - 8
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Attract Butterflies
Attract Butterflies
Attract Birds
Attract Birds
Bee Friendly
Bee Friendly
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Native
Native
Extended Blooms
Extended Blooms
Plants for Small Spaces
Plants for Small Spaces
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size 20-24" tall, 12-16" wide
Bloom Time Mid summer to early fall
Size Plant - 3" pot
SKU 4RUD

This striking Rudbeckia hybrid leaves the standard gold-color behind! Its shockingly-red, velvety blooms will ignite the garden with weeks and weeks of color in the summer through fall. The unique bi-color blooms, on compact, beautiful foliage, will put on a show in the front of your garden or in a container.

As the state flower of Maryland, we understand why everyone loves Black Eyed Susans. Cherry Brandy takes the classic beauty of the standard, yellow Rudbeckia and puts a unique, bright twist with rings of reds and maroons, coming into a chocolate-brown center. Plant this beauty and enjoy long-lasting blooms when much of the garden has settled down for the season.

SKU 4RUD
Common Name Black Eyed Susan or Gloriosa Daisy
Botanical Name Rudbeckia hirta
Zones 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Red
Mature Height 20-24" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 12-16" wide
Bloom Time Mid summer to early fall
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Native Yes
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Acidic Soil
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Native, Extended Blooms, Plants for Small Spaces
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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American MeadowsBlack Eyed Susan Cherry Brandy
 
3.0

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1.0

It did not come up!!!!

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from chicago, IL

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        Comments about American Meadows Black Eyed Susan Cherry Brandy:

        This did not grow!!!!!!

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        3.0

        Beautiful flowers

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        from virginia

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        Pros

        • Attractive

        Cons

        • Small In Size

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        • Garden

        Comments about American Meadows Black Eyed Susan Cherry Brandy:

        They did not grow very well and eventually 2 plants died.

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        5.0

        Very unique Daisy ! Many good comments !

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        from Linesville, Pa.

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        • Attractive

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          • Garden

          Comments about American Meadows Black Eyed Susan Cherry Brandy:

          Stunning color you don't see this for sale anywhere around where I live.

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          died

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          from Pinellas Park, FL

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            • Slow Growth

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              Comments about American Meadows Black Eyed Susan Cherry Brandy:

              Will stick with seeds from now on. When I got the order had loss, overgrowth....will not order plants anymore.

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              5.0

              Showstopping

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              from Norfolk,VA

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              Pros

              • Long Bloom Time
              • Low Maintenance
              • Pest Resistant
              • Reliable Growth
              • Vivid Colors

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              • Border Control
              • Containers
              • Cut Flowers
              • Erosion Control
              • Raised Beds

              Comments about American Meadows Black Eyed Susan Cherry Brandy:

              I put theses in a butterfly garden that I have. These plants have exceded my expectations. Glad I purchased them and would recommond anyone to try them.

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              USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

              To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

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