Rudbeckia Goldsturm HEIRLOOM Seeds

Rudbeckia Goldsturm HEIRLOOM Seeds

Rudbekia fulgida var. sullivantii

Item #1217

Perennial in USDA zones 3-9. Rudbeckia Goldsturm is a showy beacon for butterflies, a bright patch of sunshine in the garden, and an excellent cut flower. Named by famed German perennial grower, Karl Foerster, “goldsturm” means “golden storm”. Very drought tolerant once established. 1999 Perennial Plant of the Year.


Full sun to part shade

Blooms summer to early fall

2’-3’ tall

Days to Emerge:
10-15 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of
4 seeds
every 1’-2’

When 1”-2” tall,
thin to
1 every 1’-2’

When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost and as late as 2 months before first fall frost.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost. If started inside early enough, may bloom the first year.

Special germination instructions: Stratification, a moist/cold period to mimic winter conditions, will provide best results. See inside of packet for details.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford

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