Rudbeckia hirta has bright yellow-gold colored flower heads with dark brown cones. Showy plants for a meadow or grass land planting, they naturalize by self seeding in any open grassy area or road side planting.
Germination is spread-out over a few weeks at 72-80. Surface sow seeds, light needed for best results. After germination grow out around 65F. Can be direct sown with good results also.