Rudbeckia hirta


  • Symbol of the Summer
  • Alluring huge flowers on short stems
  • Similar look to Prairie Sun but more compact
  • Very well suited for pots, beddings and summer bouquets
Crop time
Spring: 13 - 15 weeks
13 ″ / 33 cm
Seed form
BeGreen Coating
Bedding, Pot Plant

Culture guide


Bedding or Patio Plant


Sow in 288 tray early January at 22-24 °C. Transplant after 5 to 6 weeks in 12 cm pots (1 plug per pot) or larger containers (2-3 plugs). Apply at least 14 hours days. Grow at 18-20 °C.

Stage I Starts with the radicle breaking through the testa. The roots are touching the medium. Ends with fully developed cotyledons.
Stage II Starts from fully developed cotyledons. Ends with the fully developed true leaf or true leaf pair.
Stage III Starts from the fully developed true leaf or true leaf pair and ends with 80% of the young plants being marketable.
Stage IV All young plants are ready for sale and in the process of being hardened off. This stage lasts about 7 days.

The cultural recommendations are based on results from trials conducted under Central European conditions. Different conditions in other parts of the world may lead to deviations in results achieved.

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