Black-Eyed Susan – Rudbeckia hirta
$15.00 – $125.00 bag
Black-Eyed Susan is an easy establishing forb. Bees, butterflies, song and game birds are attracted to Black-Eyed Susan for pollen collection and to feed on its seeds. It prefers acidic soils and is well-adapted to clay, loam, and sandy soils.
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Common Name: Black-eyed Susan
Scientific Name: Rudbeckia hirta
Light Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
Bloom Period: June – September
Bloom Color: Yellow
Mature Height: 4′
Soil Moisture: Medium to Dry
Seeding Rate: 1-2 lbs/acre
Planting Instructions: Site preparation is vital for allowing your seed to make clean contact with the soil, allowing for successful and uniform germination. Start with a clean, firm, weed-free seedbed to allow for uniform seed placement and an increased chance for faster establishment.