Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

Black-eyed Susan is the best known of all wildflowers and it is also the easiest to grow. A single plant can produce an extravagant floral display over much of the summer and planted in masses it is simply stunning! A self-seeding biennial, it is not picky about soil conditions and will grow just about anywhere. A green thumb is not a prerequisite for success with the popular Rudbeckia hirta!

  Mid to Late Summer
  Full Sun to Part Shade
  1' - 3'
  Sand to Clay
  Dry to Medium
Approx. 90 seeds per pack - 1,984 seeds per gram

Attracts Butterflies!
Claybuster!   Deer Resistant!
Makes Great Cut Flowers!

All Wildflower Farm seeds are hardy through growing zone 3, organic and non-GMO.


Indoors: No pre-treatment necessary other than cold, dry storage. Start at least 4 weeks before outdoor night temperatures are reliably in the 10 C (50 F) range. Plant seed 3 mm (1/8 inch) deep in pots. Keep moist but not soggy and very warm (21 C - 70 F). When seedlings are 5 cm (2 in.) tall, transplant into the garden spaced 30 cm (1 ft.) apart.

Outdoors: Plant seed 3 mm (1/8 inch) deep in a prepared seed bed in either late fall or early spring.

Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

  • Product Code: C18040
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $4.25