Rudbeckia Saffron Cut Flower Seeds

Rudbeckia Saffron Cut Flower Seeds


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Rudbeckia Saffron Cut Flower Seeds x 20. Rudbeckia’s have grown in popularity over the past few years due to the influences of the Prairie style plantings of Piet Oudolf and Tom Stuart-Smith.

Only 14 left in stock

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Product Description

Rudbeckia Saffron grows to around 80cm tall, with chunky foliage which lends itself well to ‘Cut Flowers.’

It is of daisy like appearance with yellow long thin petals with a lime centre which mixes well with ‘Molucella laevis‘ in a vase. The style of swathes of the plant is no more evident than at Trentham Gardens or beautiful Wisley.

Very attractive to insects especially butterflies and flowers for a long period.

Rudbeckia Saffron Cut Flower Information

Seed Quantity: Approx. 20 seeds per pack.
When to Sow: March-April.
Site Conditions: Sunny, well-drained.
How to Sow: Sow seed into seed trays and lightly cover with vermiculite. Water & keep undercover at 18°C. Germination will take 2-3 weeks. Prick out seedlings when large enough to handle into 9cm pots. Transfer to final position when risk of frost has passed and after a period of 3-4 days ‘hardening off’ – late May.
Care: Little care required, just need watering and picking to encourage more flowering. Lasts about 5 days in a vase.
Flowers: July-October (till first frosts).

When to Sow your Rudbeckia Saffron Cut Flower Seeds

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General Cut Flower Seed Advice & Information

Follow the links below for more Cut Flower Seed information:

Benefits of Growing Cut Flowers
Cut Flower Care & Advice