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Goldsturm Rudbeckia

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  • SKU: 60796
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Goldsturm Rudbeckia

Description
Striking color contrast! Layers of sunshine-bright copper-gold petals radiate out from a large, dark center. Blooms heavily from midsummer to frost; grows 2-3 ft. tall. A longtime favorite for cut bouquets. Spreads to fill an area fast. Easy to grow—tolerates a wide range of conditions but prefers full sun and well-drained soil. Available in a gallon pot and shipping now. Potted. Zones 4-9.

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Product Details
  • FormHerbaceous perennial, upright.
  • LightFull sun to partial shade.
  • Height18 - 30 inches
  • Spread12 - 24 inches
  • Spacing12 - 24 inches
  • Zones3 - 9
  • FoliageOblong to lanceolate, dark green foliage.
  • Flower FormDaisy-like, appear singly on stiff, branching stems in a prolific, long-lasting bloom.
  • ColorBright gold rays with a deep blackish-brown cone (center disk).
  • BloomsMidsummer to fall.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained soil.
  • Growth RateModerate to fast growth rate.
  • PruningDead-head to prolong blooming season. Allow the foliage to die back.
  • CommentsAcclaimed internationally as one of the most popular perennials for the past fifty years, its bright golden-yellow flowers shine in gardens worldwide. In 1937 Heinrich Hagemann observed a glorious stand of Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii at Gebrueder Schuetz's nursery in the Czech Republic. Recognizing the superiority over other commonly-grown Rudbeckia species, Hagemann convinced his employer Karl Foerster of Potsdam, Germany to propagate his discovery. World War II interfered with the planned debut of the plant and it was not until 1949 that the triumphant success of Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii renamed 'Goldsturm' began. 'Goldsturm' translates to English as gold storm. Heinrich Hagemann, although retired, maintains an active interest in his company, the world-renowned Hagemann Staudenkulturen.
  • Botanical NameRudbeckia fulgida Ait. var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm'; Family: Asteraceae (Aster)
  • Size3-4 inch blossoms.
  • DepthPlant top of root ball at soil surface.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Gallon Pot Size
1A-4B 8/1 - 11/2
5A & 5B 9/1 - 11/2
6A & 6B 9/1 - 11/2
7A & 7B 9/1 - 11/2
8A & 8B 9/1 - 11/2
9A-10B 9/1 - 11/2
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018

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