Rudbeckia hirta 'Enchanted Ruby Crush' (PBR)

2 litre pot £12.99
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Buy Rudbeckia hirta 'Enchanted Ruby Crush' (PBR) coneflower: A tender perennial with upright, daisy-shaped pink-red flowerheads

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moist, well-drained
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to October
  • Hardiness: half hardy (will need winter protection)

    Best grown as a magnificent half-hardy annual, ‘Enchanted Ruby Crush’ is a black-eyed Susan with multiple layers of long-lasting peach, pink and red flushed petals with a boss of chocolate brown and yellow stamens. Perfect for pots, containers or massed together where they will also attract a wide range of pollinating insects, these eye-catching tender perennials are a colourful addition to a wildlife garden.

  • Garden care: Pot up and grow on under glass until all risk of frost has passed when they can be planted outside in a well-prepared bed. Pinching out the growing tips will encourage them to become bushier, and feed with a high potash fertiliser at regular intervals throughout the summer. Feed weekly with seaweed extract during the growing season. Deadhead faded flowers to encourage more blooms to be produced.

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