Black Eyed Susan- Sahara

Rudbeckia hirta Open Pollinated

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  • Perennial to 50cm
  • Double and semi-double flowers
  • Mix of autumn colours

Standard seed packet, 30 seeds

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'Black Eyed Susan- Sahara' seeds

Rudbeckia hirta

Synonyms: Rudbeckia gloriosa

  • Perennial to 50cm
  • Double and semi-double flowers
  • Mix of autumn colours

A compact perennial (often grown as an annual) growing to 50cm with large, 5-8cm wide, double and semi-double flowers in a mix of subdued autumn colours. Flower colours include purple-rose, copper, brown and tawny yellow.

Suited to containers, garden beds and borders or short-stemmed cut flowers. Low maintenance once established, tolerant of dry and poor soil conditions. Attracts beneficial pollinators. Also known as 'Gloriosa Daisy' and 'Coneflower'.

Seeds per gram: 1900
Product code: H7-01

Best Months to Sow
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Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 1mm
Season Spring
Germination 7-14 days @ 20-22°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Half Hardy Perennial (grown as an annual in cool climates)
Plant Spacing 50cm
Plant Height 50cm
Position Full or part sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 95-110 days

How To Grow



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