Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) is a flowering perennial that is native to the central and eastern regions of the United States. This wildflower develops a dark, cone-like center with yellow petals, and it is a good plant to cultivate in pollinator-conservation gardens. It also makes a good cut flower that can be added to bouquets!
Optimum growing conditions & facts:
- SEASON | mid-summer to early fall
- SPACING | 9-12 in. apart
- SUN EXPOSURE | full sun, partial shade
- MOISTURE | moderate
- HEIGHT | 12-36 in.
- DIAMETER | 1-3 in.
- OZ./1000 SQ. FT. | .5 (1/2)
- LBS./ACRE | 2