Rudbeckia hirta 'Rustic Dwarfs Mixed'


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Hardy annual

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Rudbeckia'Rustic Dwarfs Mixed'

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Rudbeckia 'Rustic Dwarfs Mixed' contains a beautiful mixture of yellow, bronze and mahogany rudbeckias, which stand up well to wet weather. It's perfect for growing in a mixed herbaceous border, and also works well in prarie-style planting schemes. Like all coneflowers, Rudbeckia 'Rustic Dwarfs Mixed' 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.

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Rudbeckia

Species: hirta

Cultivar: Rustic Dwarfs Mixed

Plant type: Hardy annual

Flower colour: Mixed

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

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

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 60cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to plant seeds: February to March

Time to plant: May to June

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I love Rudbeckia's and have grown some from seed this year. I was hoping to grow them as perennials but i'm not sure now as the article above says to grow them as half hardy annuals, any advice on this please?

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