For full effect, plant seven plants per linear metre. To encourage flowering, prune the plant in March. The Rudbeckia loves the sun and partial shade. Water the 'Goldsturm' regularly. The soil around the roots must not dry out.
|Latin name:||Rudbeckia fulgida Goldsturm|
|Delivery type:||Supplied as container plant|
|Guarantee:||6 months growth and flowering guarantee|
|Preferred location:||Sun, Half shadow|
|Leafs all year:||No|
|Flowering:||August - October|
|Growing Height:||10 - 60 cm|
|Planting distance:||30 - 40 cm|
Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii (Coneflower) 'Goldsturm' will thrive in full sun, in a loose but somewhat water retaining, fertile soil. Part shade will not be a problem.
Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii (Coneflower) 'Goldsturm' is a plant for beds and borders that will really thrive in the garden. Prepare a large hole and thoroughly loosen the soil. Improve poor soil by adding some compost and granulated cow manure. Plant your coneflower at the correct height – the top of the root ball should come to just below soil level. Fill the hole with soil and heel well in. Water immediately.
Planting Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii ‘Goldsturm’ in borders
The large, daisy-like flowers of the yellow coneflower are conspicuous in any border. You can combine these lovely yellow blooms endlessly with other plants. Rudbeckia fulgida va. sullivantii (coneflower) 'Goldsturm' will look great with Stachys officinalis 'Rosea', phlox, delphinium and ornamental grasses. Yellow coneflower is exceptionally impressive when planted in large groups.
Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii ‘Goldsturm’ is an easy-to-grow perennial that can remain in the same spot for several years. Be sure to prevent the soil around its roots from drying out but also don’t have its feet too wet for too long as this will definitely not be tolerated.
Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii ‘Goldsturm’ in the winter
Black-eyed Susan dies back in winter. Protect it over winter with a covering of fallen leaves. Cut all old leaves away in the spring and new shoots will soon appear.
Yellow Coneflower originates from North America – a typical prairie plant. Coneflowers belong to the aster family (Asteraceae).
The flowers have a prominent brownish-orange centre, encircled by lemony yellow petals. The flowers can grow to 10 cm across. The flowers of Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm' will attract lots of butterflies and bees to your garden.
This hardy perennial is great in beds, borders and pots as well as in amongst ornamental grasses