Black Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) is a popular wildflower that is native to North America and is known for its bright yellow petals and dark brown central cone. It's a hardy and easy-to-grow plant that can tolerate a wide range of soil conditions, and it's often used for naturalizing meadows, wildflower gardens, and as a cut flower.
To grow Black-eyed Susan, you will need:
Full sun or partial shade
Black-eyed Susan seeds
Sow the seeds in the spring or fall, after the last frost date, or before the first frost date.
Press the seeds into the soil and cover them with a thin layer of soil.
Water the Black-eyed Susan regularly, keeping the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
Once the seedlings are established, thin them out to about 1-2 feet apart.
Deadhead the spent flowers to encourage reblooming.
The Black-eyed Susan will self-seed and will return in the following years.
Sow seeds or transplant seedlings
Water regularly, keep the soil consistently moist
Thin out seedlings to about 1-2 feet apart
Deadhead spent flowers to encourage reblooming
The Black-eyed Susan will self-seed and will return in the following years
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