Rudbeckia hirta. An easy-to-grow garden favorite, Black-Eyed Susans have graced display beds and cutting gardens forever. Our special varieties are quite productive, strong-branching and uniform, yielding a profusion of large flowers that are 6" to 9" across. For reliable first year blooms, start them indoors 8 weeks before the last frost date and transplant out. Bee friendly. Deer resistant. Perennial. Hardiness zone: 3-7. Summer flowering. Height: 2' to 3'.
Average seed life: 1 to 2 years.