Rudbeckia hirta 'Cherry Brandy'

Rudbeckia 'Cherry Brandy' is one of my favourite flowers, with petals in the deepest crimson. Rudbeckias make truly wonderful, very long-flowering and long-lasting cut flowers. More
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Rudbeckia 'Cherry Brandy' is one of my favourite flowers, with petals in the deepest crimson. Rudbeckias make truly wonderful, very long-flowering and long-lasting cut flowers.

Genus Rudbeckia hirta
Variety Cherry Brandy
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Coneflower
Border Position Back, Middle
Soil Type Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow indoors March-April in modules, and sow direct after last frosts.
Care Tips Do not allow the soil to dry out, protect from frosts. Deadhead regularly to encourage further blooming. This grows well in container pots.
Flowering July - October, 12 weeks from spring sowing
Vase Life 7-10 days. Add a little bleach to the water to prolong their vase life.
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Lovely but more brown than crimson

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Reviewed 20th August 2016 by Euan

These are very beautiful but the colour is really a brownish red rather than crimson, so not ideal pairing with truly crimson or pink flowers. So more the colour of cherry brandy than cherries.