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  • black-eyed susan
  • Eventual height: 0.6m
  • Eventual spread: 0.45m

Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm'

black-eyed susan

RHS award of garden merit Perfect for pollinators £35.94 £17.97
Pot size 6 × 9cm pots
6 × 9cm pots
9cm pot
Quantity

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, preferably heavy but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: August to October
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Large, golden-yellow, daisy-like flowers up to 12cm (5in) across with cone-shaped, blackish-brown centres from August to October. This award-winning black-eyed Susan looks great planted in bold drifts with other late summer-flowering perennials and ornamental grasses. Coping well in a sunny spot, it's ideal for the middle of a border that doesn't dry out over summer.

  • Garden care: Lift and divide congested colonies in autumn or spring. Support with ring stakes or brushwood well before the flowers appear.
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