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
30 seeds 030114 £3.95 In stock
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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
Group/Species 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 45cm (18in)
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.
Flowering July - November, 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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Rudbeckia hirta 'Cherry Brandy' reviews

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Reviewed 13th August 2019 by Christine

Poor germination rate. Previously purchased and lasted 3 years. Good flowers

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Reviewed 7th August 2019 by Tina

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Reviewed 6th August 2019 by Hilary

Brilliant plants. A welcome addition in July and August, beautiful deep red colour

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Helen

they have grown well and are now flowering profusely

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Mrs Wynn-Werninck

They have only just come out - so far OK

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Christine

Poor germination rate. Previously purchased and lasted 3 years. Good flowers

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by David

Great product and in excellent condition when delivered

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Deanna

Service from Sarah Raven, ALWAYS wonderful, over all the years I’ve been a customer.
These Rudebeckia plants have been problem free and are now strong plants full of buds just about to open. Can’t wait to see the flowers!

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Alison

The germinated but only grew a few CMSC and did not flower.

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Reviewed 27th November 2018 by Cally

Small...but Hope they'll get stronger next year

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Reviewed 14th November 2018 by Amanda

The seedlings were high quality and in good condition

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Reviewed 7th November 2018 by Joan

Excellent service and first class plants and bulbs

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Reviewed 31st October 2018 by Jill

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Reviewed 11th October 2018 by Patsy

Lovely strong plants, carefully packed and very quick delivery time

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Reviewed 3rd October 2018 by John

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Reviewed 20th September 2018 by David

Excellent plants on delivery, they are still in full bloom.

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Carol

Considering the dry spell we had, the rudbeckias were excellent.

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Rebecca

One died and the other 2 grew to about six inches with few flowers

Reply from the Sarah Raven Team:

"Thank you for leaving your review. We are very sorry to hear of your disappointment with your Rudbeckia. Please contact our Customer Services team at info@sarahraven.com who will look in to this matter for you."

Posted 7th November 2018

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Marie

They have grown into healthy sturdy plants.

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Elaine

A beautiful dark red rudbeckia, this provides a lovely contrast with other plants. However the stems were a bit short for a successful cut flower.

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Shirley

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Pat

Excellent plant. Long flowering, lovely colour.Will buy more next year.

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Reviewed 16th September 2018 by Mrs Barnes

As above - beautifully packaged and so everything arrived in good condition which meant that when planted they were in tip top condition. The flowers themselves have been wonderful and everything promised in the catalogue and just what we hoped for

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Reviewed 3rd September 2018 by Sue

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Reviewed 2nd September 2018 by Susan

Lovely plants, still flowering, no problems at all. Have been admired by friends

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.