Enjoy a non stop flower show from Feb to Oct with masses of 7cm golden blooms. With up to 20 petals The seed heads will then remain a feature into winter. The raised chocolate cones grow as the bloom matures.
Rudbeckia Deamii holds the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit so you know it is vigorous and garden worthy. Strong growing and quick to establish you will be enjoying masses of blooms in no time.
Rudbeckia are invaluable plant for beds and borders. They flower and flower and flower with very little care. Try adding these yellow flowers to complement blue and purple Salvias or Echinacea. The blooms of Rudbeckia also last well in a vase.
Plant in full sun to light shade – in too much shade they tend to flop. Rudbeckia need at least six hours of sun a day to flower at their best. Plant into moderately fertile, to humus rich, well drained soil. Water to establish and then only if rainfall is low. Divide if they outgrow their space. Ensure there is good air flow to avoid powdery mildew. Plant where it is protected from strong winds.
Dead head regularly to increase bloom time.
Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii
Summer to autumn
Cool to Mediterranean
Full Sun to Semi Shade