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1 packet contains Rudbeckia - 40 Seeds. It is a flowering plant in the sunflower family.
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Description for Rudbeckia

It usually grows as a Biennial or Annual. It has alternate, mostly basal leaves 10 to 18 cm long, covered by coarse hair, with stout branching stems and daisy-like, composite flower heads with yellow ray florets circling conspicuous brown or black, dome-shaped cone of many small disc florets. The stems and scattered, oval leaves are covered with bristly hairs.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Black-eyed Susan, Denver Daisy Bright yellow with brown to black centre Mid summer to fall Up to 30 inches Easy to grow

Planting and care

The plant can be planted in Spring or Summer. From fall or spring seeding, it germinates quickly, forming a basal rosette of its green leaves. You can sow 2 to 3 seeds per plug, can be sown directly into the final pot. Seeds may germinate in 6 to 25 days. They love the temperature of 20 to 22 degrees C for germination.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full Sun, partial shade Clay, Sandy, Loamy Soil; well-drained, slightly acidic soil Medium 17 to 30 degrees C Use any organic fertilizer. Apply once in 2 weeks in primary months then add once in 2 months.

Caring for Rudbeckia

  • Maintain average, medium moisture.
  • Additional irrigation in a dry or hot season will improve the density of the plant.
  • Apply nitrogen rich organic fertilizer.
  • Deadhead spend flowers to encourage additional bloom.
  • Plants may be attacked by fungi or small insects. Look for it and apply organic solution in primary stages if needed.

Harvesting

Summer to fall

Typical uses of Rudbeckia

Special features: Butterflies are attracted to the flowers.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: It is a nice choice for bedding schemes, borders, containers, wildflower gardens.

Medicinal use: NA

References

  • https://www.americanmeadows.com/perennial-planting-guide/about-black-eyed-susans
  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?taxonid=277225
  • http://www.benary.com/en/product/U9020

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Thursday, 04 May 2017
can we collect seeds of this plant to regrow.
Sangeeta Chaudhry
Wednesday, 08 March 2017
How to order this plant.
Pulkit
Thursday, 02 February 2017
Can this plant be grown through seeds
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