Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

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Rudbeckia hirta is a well known and important early successional native wildflower species. Classified as a biennial it frequently acts as an annual or perennial as well.

It grows from a tap rooted system and is tolerant of a wide range of soil types and moistures. Great for erosion control.

Provides excellent habitat for numerous bird species. Also is a good nectar source for numerous pollinators.

It is deer resistant and widespread across the United States and Canada.

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Seed Info

Seed Envelopes contain approximately 0.02 ounces of seed and cover about 5 to 10 square feet. 

Product Details

Flower Color: Yellow

Height: 2 to 3 Feet

Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil Hydrology: Dry to Moist Soils

Bloom Time: July to September

Plant Type: Annual, Biennial, Perennial

Stratification: Cold Moist (CM) 30 Days

Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators

Host Plant: Grogone Checkerspot, Bordered Patch Butterfly

Product Code: RUD02F