Rudbeckia Gloriosa Daisies Seeds

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500 Seeds
R. hirta
Item Code: 11713
Half Hardy Perennial (HHP)
Full Sun
Suitable for Attracting Butterflies
Suitable for Attracting Bees
Suitable For Cutting
Perfect for Pollination
Height: 90cm(36in)
Plant Class: Half Hardy Perennial (Treat as HHA)
Habit: Bushy, Tall



A richly coloured border plant and cut flower. Very reliable, flowers over a long season.

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Planting & Harvesting

Sow & Grow

Sow indoors for surest results, February-April, 0.5cm (¼") deep, in trays of compost. Water well and place in a warm position. A temperature of 15-20°C (60-68°F) is ideal. Keep moist. Seedlings usually appear in 14-21 days. Transplant them, 5cm (2") apart, to other trays when large enough to handle. Always hold by a leaf, never by the stem. Grow on in cooler, but not cold conditions. Gradually accustom young plants to outside conditions (avoid frosts), before planting out into well-drained soil, May-June, 30cm (12") apart, when frosts are over. Or, sow outdoors for ease, April-May, where they are to flower, 1.5cm (½") deep, directly into finely-prepared, well-drained soil, which has already been watered. Thin seedlings as required. Water well until plants are established. Flowers: July to October.

Hint's & Tips

Remove dead heads to prolong the flowering season. An excellent cut flower, if cut when buds begin to colour.