Black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia hirta) are native to North America and one of the most popular wildflowers grown. They tend to blanket open fields, often surprising the passerby with their golden-yellow beauty. ... Black-eyed Susans are good for cut flowers; they also work well for borders or in containers.
Benefits to Wildlife: Attracts butterflies, bees, deer and rabbits. Gold finches are attract to the seed heads. Description: Rudbeckia hirta is an upright annual (sometimes biennial or perennial).
BENEFITS & USES
Beautiful flower for landscaping, cut flowers and more!
Root tea used for worms and colds. Root wash used for sores, snakebite, and swelling. Root juice used for earaches. Black-Eyed Susan has been found to have immuno-stimulant activity similar to Echinacea.
Black Eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta Organically Grown
Do Black Eyed Susans come back every year?
Blooming mainly in summer, black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia hirta) commonly grow 24 inches tall with signature yellow to orange petals and a dark center point. Although the blossoms appear fragile, these perennials have a strong root system that often allows the plant to rejuvenate itself every year.
HOW TO SOW SEEDS
Sow the Rudbeckia Hirta seeds into the loosened soil and rake in. Walk over the area to gently press the wildflower seeds into the soil. Keep the Black Eyed Susan seeds moist until germination. Rudbeckia plants transplant well and should be spaced 12 - 18 inches apart.
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