Join the RHS today and support our charitable work
Keep track of your plants with reminders & care tips – all to help you grow successfully
For the latest on RHS Shows in 2020 and 2021, read more
RHS members get reduced ticket prices
RHS members get free access to RHS Gardens
Free entry to RHS members at selected times »
Reduced prices on RHS Garden courses and workshops
020 3176 5800
Mon – Fri | 9am – 5pm
Help us achieve our goals
Join the RHS today and support our charity
We have combined these two powerful search tools into a single Find a Plant service searching over 250,000 plant records.
Virtually all of the features of the old searches are still available and in addition we have added several new features to create a more comprehensive and user friendly search experience.
When using this search
Search by plant name, key attributes or both to find plant details and a list of
AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9
Other common names
black-eyed Susan 'Cherry Brandy'
Rudbeckia hirta 'Cherry'
Rudbeckia may be annuals, biennials or rhizomatous herbaceous perennials, with simple or pinnately divided leaves and large daisy-like flower-heads with yellow or orange rays surrounding a prominent conical disk
'Cherry Brandy' is an erect biennial with bristly stems and leaves and classic daisy-shaped flowerheads, to 60cm tall, from June through to autumn, in warm red shades
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect West-facing or South-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
pHNeutral, Acid, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Best grown as half-hardy annuals. Easily raised from seed, plant out in late spring after danger of frost has passed. Will not normally survive the winter's cold and wet
Propagate by seed sown with gentle heat in Spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants Wildlife Gardens
Pruning Deadhead spent flowers
Pests Generally trouble-free
May suffer from grey moulds if air circulation is poor during propagation or in the border
RHS members can get exclusive individual advice from the RHS Gardening Advice team.
The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.