(Rudbeckia occidentalis ‘Green Wizard’ )
The upright Green Coneflower makes an eye catching display of green and black ray-like flowers.
The unusual flowers appear in summer and are good for cutting.
POSITION & USES
Plant in a sunny position in well prepared soil with organic matter added. Use to create big blocks of colour at the rear of a traditional cottage garden.
Feed the plants well in spring, mulch in preparation for summer and cut back in late autumn.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed over spring and summer will keep it looking its best.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||4-5|
|Habit||A tall and upright herbaceous perennial with flowering stems rising from the base.|
|Position||Full Sun, Moderate Frost.|