Black-Eyed Susan - Rudbeckia hirta
Biennial Open Pollinated. Popular wildflower that performs well in full sun with little attention. Plant produces an abundance of yellow daisy-like flowers with a dark center. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 12" apart.
Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms in summer to fall
Attracts: Attracts butterflies and beneficial insects
Soil: Adaptable to various soil types, but needs good drainage
Native: N. American Plains
USDA Zone: 3-9
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/16"
Days to Germinate: 7-30 Days
Height At Maturity: 24"-36"
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Perennial Native Rudbeckia hirta Height: 20-30 Bloom Season: Summer/Fall Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft (~2680 seeds/pack) Facts of Note: Moderate water, sun or part shade, 4 flowers, grown as an annual or short-lived perennial, blooms first year from seed, deer resistant.