Rudbeckia laciniata 'Herbstsonne'

3 × 9cm pots £26.97 £24.00
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Buy Rudbeckia laciniata 'Herbstsonne' coneflower: Bright yellow, daisy-like flowers

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.


  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, preferably heavy but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Large, bright yellow, daisy-like flowers up to 12cm across with conical centres that are green to begin with and then fade to yellowish brown with age. A stunning, clump-forming coneflower that flowers from midsummer through to early autumn and looks particularly lovely with late summer-flowering perennials and ornamental grasses. Like all coneflowers, it copes well in a sunny spot and is ideal for the back of a border 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.

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I bought one for me and then one for my sister as I was so i

5

Planted out last year, it is flowering beautifully now.

Drdi

Bolton

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Great service, great plants.

5

currently in august. Plants are now about 7ft tall, and just started to flower fully on a south faving fence. love them.

DeeDee

yorkshire

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Useful plant

5

This is a really useful plant for the back of the border. It grows nearly six foot tall. The flowers are mainly at the top of the plant so it's best to grow it through a shorter planting. The new shoots were liked by slugs so I put a lot of gravel around it which helped. A true lemon colour and lots of flowers. I garden on heavy clay and it still puts on a good show.

Mudlark

Essex

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Plant review

4

Large plant for back of the border adds height can be quite aggressive in growth needs support

topdoc

Barnsley

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Lovely tall Daisy like flowers

5

Grows to about 8 feet tall & blooms for months in late summer to autumn..also loved by bees so what's not to like?

Steve

Wirral

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Healthy strong plants

4

Great back of border plant for later summer. Very tall which is what I wanted.

Joe

City of Wolverhampton

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Tall and elegant with lots of yellow heads

5

Used as a focal point at the end of the lawn but masking the shed. No trouble to grow and reached 6 feet easily . Lots of yellow heads and the sepals tend to droop which is a bonus as it is a tall plant so you get he full yellow effect. Not too bushy so it has an airy feel.

Rhubarb man

Letchworth herts

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Tall elegant plant

5

Stunning plant. Very tall and elegant. Had to protect it from the snails in our garden when first planted, but once it took it hold and was tall enough it was fine. Don't know about it's hardiness yet, but it's still looking relatively healthy despite the cold frosty weather in December.

TSmith

Henley

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Great purchase

5

had to protect plants because slugs & snails 🐌 adore them. Plants are great.

Slug/snail terminator

Wales

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Good strong plants supplied

5

I wanted a tall bright plant for the back of the border, to give late colour and this was the plant i wanted. This year I went to crocus and I got the right one. Had tried two years running with other firms and got the wrong variety sent, so lost that time to bulk up a plant, The ones I got this year, were good sized, and each have flowered and made good growth.

Fred

Spalding

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The leaves on about half of my rudbeckia have gone brown and crispy and the stems have followed. This seemed to start low down on the plant and move upwards. what is it? And what can I do to stop it happening again? Is it related to the hot weather we've had.

Esta

Brown and crispy foliage is usually a sign of insufficient water, so do make sure these are kept well watered and it should stop. Do keep in mind however that these plants do die back each year, but reappear again in spring.

Helen

HI do these plants go well with the Eupatorium and grasses?

dylan12

Hello there Yes these go well with later flowering perennials such as Eupatorium and grasses, as long as they are in full sun.

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