Rudbeckia - Chocolate Orange (Seeds)

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Description

What a colour combination! Dark chocolate flowers dignified with a bright orange to yellow halo. Strong stems with long lasting flowers are ideal for cutting or for an all summer show. Grows to a height of 60 cm (24″). Avoid high fertility as this will reduce flowering and irrigate only when absolutely necessary. Water soil below foliage, if at all possible. Note: This is an annual Rudbeckia. Packet contains 15 seed.

How to Grow

3700 seed/gram. Seed can be started indoors in a soil-less mix from February to the beginning of March. Germinates at 20 C (70 F) in 14 to 21 days. Grow on under lights at a slightly cooler temperature before hardening off and transplanting outdoors to a sunny spot. Space 25 cm (10″) apart in the garden.