Black-Eyed Susan 'Indian Summer' Seeds

Extra-large golden yellow blooms that are rounded at the ends.

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$2.50

Details

This Black-Eyed Susan features extra-large golden yellow blooms that are rounded at the ends. The plants are compact and multi-branching, while the flowers are prolific and great for cutting. Indian Summer was an All-America Selections Winner in 1995.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Rudbeckia hirta
Life Cycle Perennial
Min. Time to Germinate 5 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 21 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds Surface Sow; press seeds gently into the soil to make good contact, but do not cover with any additional soil; these seeds require light to germinate
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past, Outdoors in early spring, a month before the last spring frost
Growing Height 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Plant Spacing 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
Hardiness USDA Zone 5a: to -15F, USDA Zone 5b: to -10F, USDA Zone 6a: to -5F, USDA Zone 6b: to 0F, USDA Zone 7a: to 5F, USDA Zone 7b: to 10F, USDA Zone 8a: to 15F, USDA Zone 8b: to 20F, USDA Zone 9a: to 25F, USDA Zone 9b: to 30F, USDA Zone 10a: to 35F, USDA Zone 10b: to 40F
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Bright Yellow, Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Summer
Foliage Herbaceous
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping, Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds, This plant is resistant to deer
Soil pH Requirements 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic), 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall, From seed; sow indoors before last frost, From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 50