Rudbeckia hirta



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These free flowering beauties are hardy performers in the garden that keep producing at a steady pace. Bee friendly and long lasting cut flower.


30 seeds per packet.

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Flower type:Disk
Life cycle:Tender Perennial
Climate:Behaves as annual in areas with 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:50 cm
Spacing:30 cm

Harvesting Tips:

Harvest when flowers are completely open but before pollen is visible. Harvest in the cool part of the day.

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