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Rudbeckia ‘Herbstsonne’

Rudbeckia

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Plant does flower in October

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  • Botanical name: Rudbeckia 'Herbstsonne'
  • Common name: Rudbeckia
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Green

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.

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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.

How to grow Rudbeckia 'Herbstsonne'

  • Plant size

    90cm height

    2m spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do not Divide in March

Do not Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Rudbeckia 'Herbstsonne' and wildlife

Rudbeckia 'Herbstsonne' is known for attracting bees and other pollinators. It nectar-pollen-rich-flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Rudbeckia 'Herbstsonne' poisonous?

Rudbeckia 'Herbstsonne' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

Plants that go well with Rudbeckia 'Herbstsonne'