Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm'
Black-eyed Susan, Coneflower, Gloriosa Daisy
Type/Hardiness Herbaceous, Perennial, Hardy
Flowering period July-October
Height 28-32in/70-80cm
Light preference Full sun/part shade
Soil preference Moist, well-drained, not too rich
Sowing time/depth February-July, barely cover
This perennial Rudbeckia is a trouble-free plant that makes a stunning statement when planted en masse in the hot bed! The deep yellow flowers with black eyes stand on tall, wiry stems and are a very useful cut flower. Prefers full sun but will tolerte part shade.
Sowing and/or growing instructions
Sow February-March, barely covering the seed with a little vermiculite or sifted compost (light is required for germination, which should take 2-3 weeks). Place in a propagator or sealed plastic bag at 68-77F/20-25C. Prick out seedlings into large modules or 3in pots and grow on under glass. Acclimatise to outdoor conditions and plant out when all danger of frost is past.
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