Rudbeckia laciniata 'Goldquelle'

coneflower

2 litre pot
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Waist-high or less double yellow daisy softened by green centres - a great cut flower and stunningly fresh in muggy August

Val Bourne - Garden Writer

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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, preferably heavy but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to October
  • Flower colour: lemon-yellow
  • Other features: finely-divided, toothed, mid-green leaves; excellent, long-lasting cut-flowers
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Large, fully double, lemon-yellow flowers from July to October with contrasting green centres that turn yellow as they age. This tall but compact form of coneflower is a perfect back-of-border plant. Excellent for cutting, for the best results chose a sunny site that doesn't dry out over summer.

  • Garden care: Lift and divide congested colonies in autumn or spring. Support with ring stakes or brushwood well before the flowers appear.

Helenium 'Waltraut'

sneezeweed ( Syn Waldtraut )

Bronze-orange, daisy-like fliowers and long season

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Veronica 'Shirley Blue'

speedwell

Saucer-shaped blue flowers

£8.99 Buy

Aster × frikartii 'Mönch'

michalmas daisy

Lavender-blue, daisy flowers

£7.49 Buy
 

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