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Rudbeckia hirtia - Black-Eyed Susan - NYC Local Pickup & Delivery Only

4.5” Nursery Pot

Discover the vibrant charm of the Black-Eyed Susan plant, a perennial favorite for gardeners and landscapers alike. Characterized by its bright yellow petals surrounding a distinctive dark brown center, this stunning flower adds a burst of color to any garden. Reaching heights of up to three feet, Black-Eyed Susans are not only eye-catching but also attract beneficial pollinators such as bees and butterflies. Their long blooming season from summer through fall ensures your garden stays lively and colorful for months.

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Scientific Name: Rudbeckia hirtia
  • Common Names: Black eye Susan, Black-Eyed Susan, 
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Native Range: Southwestern Asia, western Europe, Macaronesia, and the Mediterranean
  • Plant Type: North America

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Easy
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Water Frequency: Depending on container-planted or in the ground. Slightly drought tolerant but enjoys a thorough soak
  • Humidity Preference: No preference, will develop powdery mildew if too wet
  • Temperature: Thrives in warmth; Heat and drought tolerant.
  • Soil Type: Regular potting mix, amended garden soil
  • Pruning: Deadhead flowers to promote second bloom
  • Feeding: Fertilize every few weeks with blossom-boosting fertilizer
  • Propagation: Seed
  • Growth Habit: Upright and clumping
  • Toxicity: Non-toxic to humans and pets; exercise caution with children and pets around all plants.

Caring for Black-Eyed Susans is a breeze, making them perfect for both novice and experienced gardeners. These hardy plants thrive in full sun and well-drained soil, requiring minimal watering once established. They are drought-tolerant and resistant to most pests and diseases, ensuring low-maintenance beauty. With Black-Eyed Susans for sale, you can effortlessly enhance your outdoor space with reliable, long-lasting blooms that bring joy and vibrancy year after year.