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Grows Well in Containers

Grows Well in Containers

Variety does well when grown in a container.

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Cherry Brandy

Cherry BrandyRudbeckia Seed


Product ID: 1865

First ever, red Rudbeckia from seed.

Robust plants are outstanding in the garden or in large containers. Combine Cherry Brandy with other Rudbeckia colors or do a dramatic mass planting for cherry-red blooms all summer. Tolerates heat, drought, and poor soils. Also known as blackeyed Susan and gloriosa daisy. perennial in zones 9-10. Ht. 20-24". Avg. 48,200 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1865Packet  $4.95 
1865250 Seeds  $11.55 
18651,000 Seeds  $40.70 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   120

Plant Cycle:   (TP)  

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Growing Information


DAYS TO GERMINATION: 8-14 days at 68-72°F (20-22°C).

SOWING: Transplant: Sow 8-10 weeks before last frost. Cover seed lightly, as light is required for germination. Bottom water or mist to avoid covering seed with displaced soil. Transplant into cell packs or larger containers when the first true leaves appear. Harden off and transplant outside after the danger of frost has passed.
Direct seed: Surface sow 2 weeks before last frost in groups of 3-4 seeds, 12-18" apart. Thin to one plant when true leaves appear.


SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average, well-drained soil.



HARDINESS ZONES: Zones 9-10. Best grown as an annual.

HARVEST: Deadheading increases bloom.
Fresh: Before blooms are completely open.
Dried: When blooms are completely open. Remove stem and dry in silica gel.

USES: Excellent cut flower. Beds, pots, back of borders, or wild, meadow, and cottage gardens.

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