Botanical name: Rudbeckia nitida 'Herbstonne' Family: Asteraceae Plant type: Herbaceaous perennial Plant size: 2.2m tall x 1m wide. Flowering time: Late Summer & Autumn Preferred soil: Free draining. Preferred aspect: Full sun to part shade. Ideal climates: Cool to temperate Frost tolerance: Fully hardy. Pruning: Cut back foliage each Winter. Fertilising: Feed annually with a complete fertiliser in early Spring. Uses & comments: This Rudbeckia is invaluable for heightening drama & excitement in the late Summer garden with it's magnificent height & warm golden flowers that will glow in the garden during both Summer & Autumn.
We recommend that you use this plant towards the back of the border to add bulk, height and colour!
Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:41 AM Keywords: Rudbeckia 'Herbstonne', plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb