Rudbeckia 'Herbstsonne'


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Hardy perennial

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Rudbeckia 'Herbstsonne'

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Rudbeckia 'Herbstsonne' bears large, golden yellow flowers with reflexed petals, held on tall, slender stems. It's perfect for growing in a mixed herbaceous border, and also works well in prarie-style planting schemes. Like all coneflowers, Rudbeckia 'Herbstsonne' thrives in a sheltered, sunny spot. It makes an excellent cut flower.

For best results grow in moist but well-drained soil, in full sun. Divide plants in spring or autumn. The RHS has given Rudbeckia 'Herbstsonne' its prestigious Award of Garden Merit.

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Rudbeckia

Cultivar: Herbstsonne

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Yellow

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 90cm

Spread: 200cm

Time to divide plants: September to April

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