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Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'

'Goldsturm' Black-eyed Susan

'Goldsturm' Black-eyed Susan

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Regular price 14.97$
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Exposure

  • Sun
  • Partial sun
  • Partial shade

Rusticity

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Bloom time

  • July
  • August
  • September

  • Bright yellow flowers with brown-black centers
  • Bushy and compact habit
  • Abundant flowers
  • Attracts pollinators
  • Pest resistant

Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm', a robust and vibrant perennial that blooms profusely all summer long. Its golden flowers, resembling miniature suns, will attract butterflies and bees, adding life and movement to your garden.

Characteristics

  • Form: Upright and bushy.
  • Flowers: Large golden daisies with a dark brown centre. Abundant flowering from July to September.
  • Foliage: Dark green, rough, and lance-shaped.
  • Mature size: 50 to 60 cm in height and 40 to 50 cm in width.
  • Hardiness: Zone 3 (withstands temperatures down to -40°C).
  • Sunlight: Full sun for optimal flowering. Tolerates partial shade, but with less abundant flowering.
  • Soil: Prefers well-drained soil, but adapts to a variety of soils, even poor or dry ones.

Where to plant and use

Rudbeckia 'Goldsturm' looks stunning in combination with grasses, coneflowers, asters, or verbena. It is perfect for:

  • Beds and borders: In groups or mixed with other perennials.
  • Cottage gardens: For a natural and wild effect.
  • Borders: Structure and colour throughout the summer.
  • Cut flowers: Bring the sunshine indoors.

Growing tips

  • Planting: In spring or fall, space plants 30 to 40 cm apart.
  • Watering: Regular during dry periods, especially the first year after planting.
  • Maintenance: Cut faded flowers to prolong flowering. Cut back the clump in fall or spring.
  • Propagation: By division of clumps in spring or fall.

Plant details

Dimensions

Spacing
18 - 24 in.
Spread
18 - 24 in.
Height
18 - 24 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

  • Bushy
  • Compact

Flowering colours:

  • Yellow
  • Black

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Moderate

Maintenance:

  • Easy. Remove spent flowers to prolong flowering and cut back the plant in the fall.

Soil requirement:

  • Well-drained soil

Features

Resistance:

  • White-tailed deer
  • Slugs
  • Diseases

Attract:

  • Butterflies
  • Birds
  • Pollinators

Use:

  • Clumps
  • Borders
  • Flowerbeds
  • Ornamental meadows

Attribute:

  • Abundant flowering

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