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Seed Packet Reads:


Annual: Bright, uniquely patterned red and yellow flowers up to 10 cm (4") across with sharply pointed petals highlight this lovely Rudbeckia.


Sowing: Start seeds indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost. Press seed into the growing medium but do not cover. Keep at 21 C during the 14-21 day germination period. After germination, grow on at 15 C (60 F) then harden off and transplant outside to a sunny spot after the danger of frost has passed. Space plants 30 cm (12") apart.


Comments: Makes a lovely, long lasting cut flower. Reliable carefree plants are right at home in the annual border.


Sow indoors: April

Sow outdoors: May

Bloom Time: June-August

Locate: Sun

Mature Height: 45 cm (18")


Ball Culture Guide: For Rudbeckia hirta

Germination Temperature: 21 C (70 F)

Days to Geminate: 5-10

Sow to Sell: 8-10 (green packs) (1 per gal) (Mar 4-18)

Rudbeckia Autumn Forest (Rudbeckia hirta) Annual Flower

Available starting in May
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