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Rudbeckia hirta 'Sahara'

My favourite 2015 seed trial discovery - a beautiful mix of soft colour rudbeckias which flower well, right on into late autumn - passionately recommended.
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50 seeds

5 seedlings (190526-5)

10 seedlings (190526-10)

5 jumbo seedlings

3 x 9cm pots (190526-9C03)

Delivery:

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

Details:

Type
Biennial or Short-lived Perennial
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - October
Height
60cm (24in)
Group/Species
hirta
Common name
Black-eyed Susan
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
50 seeds
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

One of my favourite seed trial discoveries, a beautiful mix of soft colour rudbeckias which flower well, right on into late autumn – passionately recommended.

Care Tips

Water plants during dry spells to prolong flowering. Pick or deadhead faded flowers regularly to promote flower production.