rudbeckia ‘marmalade’ seeds
Bring on rich, burnt oranges and yellows for some late summer colour. Grown in structured clumps, you'll enjoy the contrast and the visiting pollinators to your garden and occasionally think of marmalade on toast thanks to its name.
Rudbeckia Hirta 'Marmalade'
Black-eyed Susan 'Marmalade'
Germination: 7-21 days
Flowering: 90-120 days
Sow: 3cm apart
Plant: 30cm apart
WHAT THEY LOVE
Light: Full sun and partial shade
Soil: Moist but well-drained
Water: Pretty drought resistant
Food: Every 3 months in the growing season
Deadhead the spent flowers as they go over to encourage more blooms, you can leave the flowers towards the end of the season if you want seeds to disperse. Plant near lavender and rosemary to keep garden pests at bay.
BRINGS TO YOUR GARDEN
Make the bees happy
Easy to grow Happy in containers
Grow on your windowsill
Very little maintenance
Cut the daisy-like flowers to encourage more blooms and a compact structure.
MAKES FOR GREAT...
Bright posies for thoughtful garden gifts with their velvety foliage.