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Rudbeckia, Tiger Eye Hybrid
More blooms than we have ever seen on a single specimen.
This first F1 hybrid Rudbeckia boasts more blooms than we have ever seen on a single specimen. Sturdy plants produce loads of branches, tightly lined with deep green leaves and topped with petal-packed 3" blossoms in rich golden yellow. A significant improvement over other Rudbeckias in susceptibility to powdery mildew means the non-stop show lasts even longer in the garden bed. Try a large drift for an unbelievable mass of pure color.
Start indoors in a warm, well-lighted area about 10 weeks before planting outdoors. Sow seed 1/8" deep into individual containers filled with seed-Starting formula. Keep moist.
How to Grow
Seedlings emerge in about 21 days at 70-75°F. Before transplanting move to a sheltered area outside for a week. Select a sight in full sun to light shade to transplant your seedlings. Although rudbeckia tolerates a wide range of soil conditions, it grows best in rich, well-drained soil. Taller cultivars may need staking.
Rudbeckia provides a long season of bloom for the middle or back of the border. Try shining rudbeckia in masses for a striking landscape feature. Naturalize tall-growing rudbeckia in a wildflower meadow. Or use them as a screen or hedge. The flowers of all types are great for fresh arrangements.