Rudbeckia hirta 'Cherry Brandy'
In this mix
|Sow Under Cover|
|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Biennial or Short-lived Perennial
- Cutting Garden
- Broad Tolerance
- July - November, 12 weeks from spring sowing
- 60cm (24in)
- Common name
- Black-eyed Susan
- Full Sun
- 30cm (12in)
- 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.
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.
Water plants during dry spells to prolong flowering. Pick or deadhead faded flowers regularly to promote flower production.