Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

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    Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

    SKU: C18040



    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!

      Sun to Pt Shade
      1' - 3'
      Sand to Clay
      Dry to Medium
    Approx. 120 seeds per pack - 2,028 seeds per gram

    Attracts Butterflies & Songbirds!
    Deer Resistant!
    Drought Tolerant!
    Makes Great Cut Flowers!
    Juglone Tolerant!

    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: Sow seed 3 mm (1/8 inch) deep outdoors in either late fall or early spring.