Rudbeckia Hirta Black Eyed Susan

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A cheerful, upright annual or short-lived perennial delivering large displays of 2-3in bright yellow flowers with their characteristic brown, domed centres on 2-3ft plants.

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Rudbeckia Hirta Black Eyed Susan

Rudbeckia Hirta Black Eyed Susan. A cheerful, upright annual or short-lived perennial delivering large displays of 2-3in bright yellow flowers with their characteristic brown, domed centres on 2-3ft plants. Thrives in most soils in full sun. Best in full sun, forgives neglect.

Cultivation Advice Rudbeckia Hirta Black Eyed Susan

  • Sow thinly from just prior to the last spring frost under cover through to Jun in trays of fine seed potting compost.
  • The seeds need light to germinate, so just press them into the soil surface – don’t bury them.
  • Germinates in 7-30 days @ 70F.
  • When large enough to handle thin to individual pots and grow on.
  • Can be planted out from late summer or left until the following spring.
  • Flowers Jun-Aug from early sowings.
  • Young plants should be spaced at least 12 inches apart when planted out.
  • Deadhead spent flowers to prolong blooming.