Rudbeckia fulgida Goldsturm

 

Rudbeckia fulgida Goldsturm, Black-eyed Susan. A clump-forming perennial with mid-green leaves. Bright golden yellow daisy-like flowers with a blackish brown centre from late summer to mid-autumn. Max Height 60cm. Makes an excellent border perennial. Max Spread 45cm. Flowers August to October.

 

 

Plant in heavy well drained soil. Full sun / partial shade, Hardy.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.