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Rudbeckia hirta 'Cherry Brandy'

A rich and unusual coloured rudbeckia with crimson-carmine flowers, which flower long and late in the garden and last for ages in a vase.
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30 seeds

5 seedlings

10 seedlings

5 jumbo seedlings

3 x 9cm pots (510199-9C03)

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Half-Hardy Annual
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - November, 12 weeks from spring sowing
Height
60cm (24in)
Group/Species
hirta
Common name
Black-eyed Susan
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Sow under cover February - April. Sow seed thinly and do not cover, keep the soil warm and moist. Pot on once seedlings emerge and move to a cooler position. Plant out after the last frosts. May be sown direct in April - May.

Description

A rich and unusual coloured rudbeckia with crimson-carmine flowers, which flower long and late in the garden and last for ages in a vase.

Care Tips

Often grown as an annual but may overwinter, flower more strongly in second year and last a few years in sheltered locations on free-draining soil.