Black Eyed Susan

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Black-Eyed Susan Shines with its Golden Blooms

Black-eyed Susan - Rudbeckia hirta brightens up the world with its golden-yellow color. They are a North American native wildflower that is popular and easy to grow. They are often seen in fields throughout the country and are easily recognized by their beautiful colorful blooms. A family member of the sunflower family is known for their diversity and favorite flowering plants.

They include many flowers, one of which is the black-eyed Susan. It takes on many of the characteristics connected to its other family members. Characteristics-The basal leaves on the black-eyed Susan grow from the lowest part of the stem and can be 6 inches long.

They have only one orange or yellow flower head, measuring 2-3 inches in diameter. The purplish-brown centers set them apart from the crowd. Black-Eyed Susan is a very hardy plant. It is no surprise that they like the sun since they are part of the sunflower family. They thrive in both full sun and partially sunny areas. This flower is one tough cookie and can grow in many different soils.

Black-Eyed Susan is a Hardy Plant that is Part of the Sunflower Family

Soil to Grow In-Many plants need a particular kind of soil, but the black-eyed Susan forgives. Of course, the better the ground, the happier it will be. Moist, well-drained areas with a pH range of 6.8 to 7.7 are their preferred soil. Seedlings appear about 21 days after planting.

They bloom from June to October. Beauty Abounds - The black-eyed Susan is versatile and an excellent addition to any flower garden, border, or container. One can enjoy them as they are or be cut and added to an arrangement. After an early cut, a second flower may appear in the fall. Buy this plant at Tennessee Wholesale Nursery.

The Black-Eyed Susan is a miniature version of the sunflower. This perennial is an upright perennial that features dark purplish brown centers. The flowers that are on the Black-Eyed Susan bloom from June to August. 

It is also great to use on snake bites and treating colds and worms in children. These perennials make a great addition to any garden. It can grow to be approximately 2 to 3 feet tall and just over 2 feet wide. It becomes best in full sunlight and is adaptable to various soil conditions.

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 Black-Eyed Susan is Low Maintenance and Highly Adaptable Wildflowers. Black-Eyed Susan takes its name from its center's black or dark brown flower head. Bright yellow petals that resemble a daisy make this flower an eye-catching addition to any flower garden needing a pop of color. Black-Eyed Susans are rapidly growing flowers that grow in clumps. Seeds or seedlings should be planted outdoors after frost and bloom throughout the summer and early autumn. Seeds can also be started indoors in early March and transplanted after the fear of frost has passed. Black-Eyed Susans are native flowers to the United States. Historically, they were harvested by various Native American tribes for medical purposes.

Black-Eyed Susan survives in various soils, but their location should be well-drained. Black-Eyed Susans make excellent cut flowers for arrangements and vases. Left to bloom outside, they attract various butterflies, bees, and birds to your garden. Deadheading spent blossoms will encourage additional blooms throughout the season. Black-Eyed Susan is typically considered an annual plant, but they self-seed freely and will often return to your garden through self-seeding. The flowers are covered in tiny hairs, giving them a bristled, of course, texture.

Black-Eyed Susan is a terrific choice for first-time gardeners; the flowers are easily found at most nurseries within their hardiness zones. Require nearly no watering, do not need special soil maintenance, withstand high heat, and have no significant bug or disease problems. Black-Eyed Susans make a beautiful addition to low-maintenance wildflower gardens or manicured gardens and landscaping.

The flowers are especially prevalent in Maryland, where they are the state flower. Black-Eyed Susan is Excellent for Attracting Butterflies, Bees, and Birds to your Garden Areas Susan is part of the elite sunflower family and carries many of its original characteristics. The bright yellow petals and dark centers are the first noticeable similarities. It is that center that prompted its name.

Names- The most common name for this plant is black-eyed Susan, but also known around the world as:

Brown-eyed Susan

Gloriosa Daisy

Brown Betty

English bull's eye

Golden Jerusalem

Yellow Daisy

Poor-land daisy

Yellow ox-eye daisy

Annuals and Perennials-The cycle of the flower may continue depending on the variety. Most drop their seeds in the fall and regrow in the spring. Getting a few years extra from an annual is possible, but a perennial type is best for long-lasting enjoyment. Size and Color - The black-eyed Susan's substantial proportion helps it stand out in a crowd. They range from 12-39 inches tall to 12-18 inches wide.

The stems branch out with flower heads to measure up to 4 inches in diameter. Colors are often red, brown, and orange. Planting -Planting the black-eyed Susan should be done when the soil warms up. The dirt should be moist and designed to drain well. They are sun lovers and should be placed where they get total exposure if possible. The black-eyed Susan is a hardy plant that thrives in optimal conditions but can survive more challenging environments. Their beautiful flowers bring color and joy to any garden.

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Reviews (7)

  • 5
    So beautiful

    Posted by Angela Grace on Feb 02, 2021

    Mine bloomed this summer and stayed bloom all summer I am so in love with them thank you so much Tennessee wholesale nursery

  • 5
    Black Eyed Susan

    Posted by Rachael Jacks on Aug 30, 2019

    These blooms are awesome.

  • 5
    Black Eyed Susan

    Posted by Kellie Springer on Aug 28, 2019

    They have beautiful blooms. They look great where I planted them.

  • 5
    Black Eyed Susan

    Posted by Polly Klein on Aug 28, 2019

    They have beautiful blooms. They look great where I planted them.

  • 5
    Black Eyed Susan

    Posted by Darla Rodgers on Aug 27, 2019

    These look great planted with the other wildflowers.

  • 4

    Posted by Charles Taylor on Aug 15, 2019

    My wife loved her surprise I got her this summer.

  • 5

    Posted by karren king on Mar 05, 2018

    These little plants added just what I was missing in my garden of flowers. Small but made the perfect touch of yellow!

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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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