Rudbeckia hirta “Chimchiminee’ seeds

$4.10

Description

This rudbeckia has a new form. It is an excellent cut flower. The flowers have quilled petals, which give an interesting textural contrast to bouquets. The flowers themselves can be up to 15cm across , can be semi double or single, and come in shades of yellow, gold, mahogany and bronze. they have a black eye , which enhances their beauty. They also add an attractive textural element to large containers and garden beds and attract butterflies and other beneficial pollinators.

Sowing advice

Sow indoors late winter and spring and outdoors in spring. Sow in trays or pots or direct.
Sow seed onto moist well-drained seed mix. Just cover with a fine sprinkle of seed mix, as light is required for germination. Propagate 20°C. Keep soil moist but not wet. Germination takes 10-15 days. Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle to 8cm pots. Grow on in slightly cooler conditions. Acclimatise and plant out after danger of frost has passed with 45cm spacing.

Additional information

Classification

Annual

Common Name

Gloriosa Daisy

Family

Asteraceae

Maximum Height

approx 70 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30