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Black-eyed Susan

$24.00 per lb.

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) has bright yellow ray florets with brown-domed center and makes wonderful cut flowers.

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Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 6 in
Botanical Name

Rudbeckia hirta

Life Cycle


Sowing Depth


Seeding Rate

2 lbs. per acre


7 – 30 days


Well drained, tolerates drier soil


Full Sun


2 – 5 feet

Blooming Period

June – August (sporadically thereafter)

Flower Color

Yellow ray florets with brown-domed center

The Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) is an upright annual or short-lived perennial native to eastern United States. Excellent cut flower, with a vase life of six to ten days. Flower has bright yellow ray florets with brown-domed center. Plants fit well in an herbaceous border or naturalized area.

A widely used plant that everyone recognizes as the mainstay in wildflower plantings. Easy to grow plants will begin to colonize and slowly spread. Very drought tolerant and will grow in many soils under low fertility.

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