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Black-Eyed Susan Seeds For Planting (Rudbeckia hirta)

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1,500 Seeds Per Packet
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Shipping is only $2.99! This is a flat rate fee for all seed orders within the United States. We do not ship out of the United States to Canada or Mexico, or anywhere abroad.

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Are your seeds heirlooms?

Absolutely! 99% of all seeds on our site are heirlooms (which are defined as true to the parent) and are passed down from generation to generation. Many were bred for quality of flavor, productivity, hardiness and adaptability.

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Are your seeds Non-GMO?

Yes! We will never knowingly sell GMO based seed products. Hardly any exist in the market anyways, but if they do, you can trust that we will steer clear of them.

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Are your seeds organic?

In short, no... But we are firm believers that "organic" is how YOU decide to grow things. You can still organically grow your own produce with, non certified seeds because there is no difference aside from the price.

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Are your seeds treated?

Nope! We never knowingly purchases treated seed products. We also do not treat any of our seeds with substances such as neonicotinoid or thyram.

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Description

Grow a garden filled with Black-Eyed Susan flowers, from freshly harvested Rudbeckia hirta flower seeds. Black-Eyed Susan originates in much of North America and has become one of the most popular flowers over the years. The plants grow to a mature height of roughly 12 to 36 inches tall and form clumps of beautiful golden yellow flowers, accented with deep brown centers. The blooms spread open to a diameter of about 2 or 3 inches wide. The Black-Eyed Susan is popularly chosen to attract beneficial insects to the garden, such as butterflies, bumblebees, ladybugs and even hummingbirds as well.

Categorized as a perennial flowering plant, Rudbeckia will grow the first year from flower seeds and later return the following year from deeply established roots. Black-Eyed Susan will also make a great cut flower for bouquets & floral arrangements. They are often seen in fields, where they grow in large masses and can be used along fences, as a border plant and even in pots and containers. Deadheading the blooms will extend flowering.

Quick Facts

  • Type: Flower
  • Color: Yellow
  • Height: 12" to 36" Tall
  • Width: 12" Spread
  • Season: Perennial
  • Zones: 3 to 9
  • Environment: Full sun

Sowing The Seed

Rudbeckia seeds are very easy to establish from flower seeds. They can be sown indoors or directly outdoors. If started indoors, sow in peat pots, 6 to 8 weeks prior to the last frost, at a depth of 1/16” under topsoil. The seeds are sown at a shallow depth because light is required for successful germination. Transplant or direct sow outdoors when the weather is warm and all danger of frost has passed.

Growing Conditions

Rudbeckia plants will enjoy an area that receives full sunlight for the majority of the day, with temperatures of at least 70F. They also prefer a soil that is rich but also well draining as well. For areas with hard compact soil, it is recommended to mix in compost to improve drainage. Water daily with a light water setting so that the soil is kept moist until germination has occurred.

Germination & Growth

Seeds will begin to germinate within 7 to 14 days after sowing. The plants will reach a mature height of around 12 to 36 inches tall. Space plants about 12 to 18 inches apart from one another. Black Eye Susan will attract an array of beneficial insects, such as butterflies and bumblebees. They also make an excellent cut flower and can be used in flower beds, borders & containers.