Rudbeckia occidentalis

Rudbeckia Green Wizard

R60.00

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An interesting new variety showcasing tall mahogany black cones with stiff green sepals at the base of the cone. These free flowering beauties are hardy performers in the garden that keep producing at a steady pace. Bee friendly. Cones perform well in dried arrangements.

 

50 seeds per packet.

23 in stock

    Flower type:Disk
    Life cycle:Tender Perennial
    Climate:Behaves as annual in areas with very cold winters.
    Sowing guide:Direct sow in March to April (only in areas with mild winters) or in September. Alternatively, sow in trays (recommended) and transplant after 6-8 weeks.
    Planting Season:Autumn / Spring
    Germination guide:8-14 days @ 21 C. Light required - cover with very thin layer of vermiculite.
    Good Bee Food:Yes
    Flowering time:September (if sown in March to April) or 100-120 days after sowing in September.
    Pinch:Not necessary
    Position:Full Sun
    Final height:90 cm
    Spacing:30 cm

    Harvesting Tips:

    Harvest at any time but before the pollen ring reaches the top of the cone.

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