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Rudbeckia hirta 'Becky Mixed'

Coneflower, Black-eyed Susan

Half-hardy Annual

For the first time you can grow this cheerful, free flowering annual in containers and hanging baskets! Becky produces extra dwarf plants, neat and compact in a well balanced mixture of lemon to bright orange flowers, each with a slightly darker contrasting centre disc. They now make ideal basket and container plants flowering right up to first frost, producing large flowers measuring up to 15cm (6in) across! Flowers mid summer to frost. Height 20-25cm (8-10in).

Ideal For:
patio, cottage gardens, wildlife gardens
Flowering Period:
July, August, September, October
Sowing Months:
February, March, April, May, June
Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 1 packet (50 rudbeckia seeds)

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    • Despatch: Within 1 days
    • £2.29
Sow from late winter to early summer 1.5mm (1/16in) deep in a good seed compost. Make sure it is moist but not wet and seal in a polythene bag, exclude light until after germination which usually takes 10-21 days at 12-15C (55-60F).They can also be sown outdoors in mid spring where they are to flower.

Transplant when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots and grow cool. Pinch out the growing points when 7.5cm (3in) high to ensure a bushy habit. Later, plant out 23cm (9in) apart in a rich, well drained soil and full sun.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

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