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Rudbeckia: sowing, cultivation and care tips


The rudbeckia, whether perennial or annual, is a very pretty flower that blooms in summer.

In summary, what you need to know:

Last name : Rudbeckia
Family : Asteraceae
Type : Perennial or annual

Height
: 30 to 80 cm
Exposure : Sunny
Ground : Rich enough

Flowering : June to September

Do not be afraid to plant them in numbers because the decorative effect is guaranteed and the maintenance is so easy.

Its yellow brings a unique color to the garden!

Planting rudbeckia

Perennial Rudbeckia:

Regarding perennials, it is recommended to plant them in spring, in a mixture of garden soil and potting soil, and to respect a spacing of about 40 cm between each plant.

  • He loves the sun but appreciates cool soils
  • Multiplication perennial rudbeckias by division of the tuft in the fall or early spring.
  • The division of the tuft is beneficial for the plant every 3 to 4 years, it stimulates flowering in old subjects

Annual Rudbeckia:

For annuals, do a sowing under shelter in March or directly a sowing in place from April.
In the first case, transplant in a bucket in April and put in place in May.

  • Annual rudbeckia may spontaneously reseed from year to year if climate permits.

Maintenance of the Rudbeckia

Remove faded flowers as you go to stimulate the appearance of new flowers.

In autumn, it is possible to cut back the tuft of perennials in order to keep a compact habit, they will come out all the better the following spring and they are of no interest in winter.

The rudbeckia has a lot need water, especially in summer. Good mulching saves a lot of watering by maintaining moisture in the soil.

All you need to know about rudbeckia

In flower bed, in a bed or in a bouquet, the rudbeckia is remarkable for the beauty of its flowers.

With a characteristic golden yellow and a beautiful longevity, this plant, perennial or annual, will bring a magnificent note of color to your garden, your terrace or your interior.

If you like them butterflies and want to attract them to your garden, plant rudbeckias!

Finally, if you like them purple flowers, choose the purple rudbeckia, echinacea purpurea.

Smart tip about rudbeckia

This yellow daisy is easy to grow and therefore does not need to receive specific products.

Watering should be kept to a minimum in hot weather and very dry weather.

Video: Grow RUDBECKIA The Amazing SUMMER Flower Plants (October 2020).