Mr Fothergill’s Rudbeckia Marmalade Seeds

3.20 “Price excl. VAT: 2.82

Large shimmering blooms and very weather tolerant flowers. Versatile plants for large pots, borders or as a good cut flower.

Height: 45 cm/18-inch
Plant Class: Half Hardy Perennial (Treat as HHA)
Habit: Bushy

Useful Information: Full sun; Perfect for Pollination

Sow and Grow: Sow indoors for surest results, February-April, 0.5 cm (1/4-inch) deep, in trays of compost. Water well and place in a warm position. A temperature of 15-20 degree C (60-68 degree F) is ideal. Keep moist. Seedlings usually appear in 14-21 days. Transplant them, 5 cm (2-inch) apart, to other trays when large enough to handle. Always hold by a leaf, never by the stem.

Grow on in cooler, but not cold conditions. Gradually accustom young plants to outside conditions (avoid frosts), before planting out into well-drained soil, May-June, 30 cm (12-inch) apart, when frosts are over. Or, sow outdoors for ease, April-May, where they are to flower, 1.5 cm (1/2-inch) deep, directly into finely-prepared, well-drained soil, which has already been watered. Thin seedlings as required. Water well until plants are established. Flowers: July to October.

Hints and Tips: Great for cutting – pick when buds begin to show colour. Remove dead heads regularly to prolong the flowering season.

500 Seeds

Availability: 3 in stock

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