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Rudbeckia hirta 'Rustic Dwarfs Mixed'

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy annual

Flower colour

Mixed

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

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Plant details

Perfect for cutting, 'Rustic Dwarfs Mixed' contains a beautiful mixture of yellow, bronze and mahogany daisies which stand up well to wet weather. Grow it as a half-hardy annual, sowing seed indoors in spring, and planting out plants in late spring or early summer.

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


Reader reviews

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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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