Rudbeckia ‘Goldsturm’ is one of the best Rudbeckias around. The flowers bloom freely on upright stems for months (around late Jan-Apr for us). Each golden flower is up to 10cm across. Even after the petals have fallen, the show must go on, and the mounded ‘cone’ or ‘eye’ remains ornamental into autumn and winter.
Rudbeckia ‘Goldsturm’ holds the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit so you know it is uniform, reliable and vigorous. Rudbeckias are commonly known as Black Eyed Susan or Coneflowers.
This is an 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 will last well in a vase.
The deep green foliage is finely divided leaves and is covered with small hairs, it remains more compact than your run of the mill Rudbeckias.
Plant in full sun to light shade, they 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. It isn’t bothered by powdery mildew and doesn’t need staking. Plant where it is protected from strong winds.
Dead head regularly to increase bloom time, though it is impressive even without.
Supplied as: Pots
Size: 7.5 cm
Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii
Summer to Autumn
Cool to Mediterranean
Full Sun to Semi Shade