Rudbeckia Black-Eyed Susan Seeds

Rudbeckia Black-Eyed Susan Seeds

Rudbeckia hirta

Item #1003

Perennial. Beautiful 2" - 4" daisylike flowers with orange/yellow petals. Blooms over a long period — at least 8 weeks. Black-Eyed Susan is a short-lived perennial which may come back for a second or third year, but is often treated as an annual. Re-seeds itself and can be used in “naturalized” wildflower areas. North America Native Wildflower. Perennial in USDA zones 4-9. Deer resistant.

Seedling Image


Sun to light shade

Blooms summer to early fall

2’-3’ tall

Days to Emerge:
10-15 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of
4 seeds
every 1’ – 2’

When 1”- 2” tall,
thin to
1 every 1’-2’

When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost, and as late as 2 months before first fall frost.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost. If started inside early enough, may bloom the first year.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford

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