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Rudbeckia hirta 'Rustic Dwarfs Mixed'

Coneflower, Black-eyed Susan

Half-hardy Annual

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Long-stemmed plants with large flowers of rich yellow, gold, bronze and mahogany with black cone. An excellent subject for beds and borders, it will tolerate wet weather. Flowers late summer/autumn. Height only 60cm (24in).

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
July, August, September, October
Sowing Months:
February, March, April
sun or semi shade
    • 1 packet (350 rudbeckia seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
    • £2.99
Sow in greenhouse or propagator in early spring, very shallowly in moist seed compost at 21-24C (70-75F).

Prick out when large enough to handle and grow on at 15C (60F). Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost 30cm (12in) apart in a sunny spot and well drained soil.

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

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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.

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    By Rodney Young 10-11-2011

    If they all flowered as the picture on the packet then I would be highly satisfied BUT they are so,so,so much better than that.Breathtaking variability of golds and browns with, so many eye catching petal shapes and colours. Easy to grow, strong, disease free plants making for a densely packed, riot of vibrant border colours. I placed them in a deep border with large marigolds at the back and french marigolds at the front.It was stunning. Everyone who saw them was overwhelmed and wanted to know where to get the rudbeckia seed . Well done your seed people. This is the perhaps the most satisfying of sowings ever, and believe me, over the years there have been many.


    By DIANA GOODEY 13-09-2011

    Very easy to grow from seed - plant closely in large pots so they can be placed around the garden for strategic early Autumn colour when the rest of the garden is beginning to fade. Also lovely for cutting for indoor flowers which last and last in water. My favourite most vibrant autumn flowers.

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