fulgida can reach upwards of 90cm (3') by the time it starts to flower in late summer and Goldsturm is one of the most popular perennial hybrids.
SUNSHINE - Yellow marigolds add summer colour to your borders; PUNGENT AROMA - Lavender's blue bloom has a wonderful smell; DELICATE - Antirrhinum flowers in pretty pinks and reds; DELIGHT - Rudbeckia
has large, vivid bronze and gold flowers
x hirta hybida Cherokee Sunset is grown as half hardy annual and produces double and semi-double flowers up to 4in across in a wonderfully vibrant colour range of golds and bronzes.
like a well-drained, moisture retentive soil, preferably in full sun to show their best.
Hardy Geraniums, Acanthus, Ligularia, Macleayas, Hemerocallis, Achillea, Aruncus, Rudbeckia
Verbascum and Echinacea are all suitable for this "enhanced nature" style of planting.
The main difference between echinacea and rudbeckia
is colour ( rudbeckia
are generally yellow or orange while echinacea are usually pink or purple.
hirta `Prairie Sun' has long golden petals and a greenish-yellow eye.
With masses of large, yellow, daisy-like flowers from mid-summer to the first frosts, Rudbeckia
'Goldsturm' is a stunning addition to the garden.
Most daisies revel in the sunshine so gazanias, argyranthemums and annual rudbeckia
are perfect right now.
Herbaceous plants are just breaking through and if we want to divide hemerocallis and rudbeckia
this is our last opportunity.
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Goldsturm, commonly known as the yellow cornflower, produces masses of 13cm-wide, yellow, daisy-like flowers from mid-summer to the first frosts.
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6 One annual we use here every year is Rudbeckia
hirta 'Rustic Dwarfs Mixed'.
At the end of summer and as autumn sets in, waves of rudbeckia
and aster eclipse all earlier excitements at Glebe Cottage.