Rudbeckia hirta
Blackeyed Susan

The most common native flower in our meadows; provides food and cover for birds.

General Product Information:

Item Number: RUDHIR04
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual/Biennial/Perennial
Characteristics: Single-stemmed; reseeds itself.
Habitat: Fields, meadows, roadsides.
Bloom Period: June to October
Flower Color: Yellow
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 3.3 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 10 in
pH: 6.0 – 7.0
Pollinator Value: Medium

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Midwest: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU

Tolerances:

Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Moderate
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 1,576,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 3.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine

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Price: $22.00/lb


This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes


Northeast Solar Pollinator 4′ Mix

Northeast Solar Pollinator Buffer Mix

Partially Shaded Area Roadside Mix

Butterfly & Hummingbird Garden Mix

PA Piedmont Province UPL Meadow Mix

PA Southern Allegheny Plateau Province UPL Meadow Mix

MD Coastal Plain UPL Meadow Mix

MD Lower Midland UPL Meadow Mix

MD Upper Midland Riparian Mix

MD Mountain Riparian Mix

MD Mountain UPL Meadow Mix

MD Upper Midland UPL Meadow Mix

Eastern West Virginia Riparian Buffer Mix

Eastern West Virginia Steep Slope Mix

VA Southern Piedmont Steep Slope Mix

NC Steep Slope Mix

VA Southern Piedmont UPL Meadow Mix

Deer Resistant Meadow Mix

GA Ridge & Valley Riparian Mix

GA Ridge & Valley UPL Meadow Mix

GA Piedmont UPL Meadow Mix

GA Piedmont Riparian Mix

GA Cumberland Plateau UPL Meadow Mix

GA Coastal Plain UPL Meadow Mix

GA Coastal Plain Riparian Mix

GA Blue Ridge Riparian Mix

GA Blue Ridge UPL Meadow Mix

SC Piedmont Riparian Mix

SC Piedmont UPL Meadow Mix

SC Mountains UPL Meadow Mix

SC Mountains Riparian Mix

SC Coastal Plain Riparian Mix

SC Coastal Plain UPL Meadow Mix

NC Piedmont Riparian Mix

NC Piedmont UPL Meadow Mix

NC Mountains Riparian Mix

NC Mountains UPL Meadow Mix

NC Coastal Plain UPL Meadow Mix

Southeastern U.S. Roadside Native Mix

Rain Garden Mix

Native Steep Slope Mix w/Annual Ryegrass

Riparian Buffer Mix

Virginia Gentleman’s Mix

Maryland Upland Mix

Southeast Annual & Perennial Wildflower Mix

Northeast Annual & Perennial Wildflower Mix

Annual Wildflower Mix

Plateau Tolerant Wildflower & Grass Mix

Plateau Tolerant Wildflower Mix

Low-Growing Wildflower & Grass Mix

Showy Northeast Native Wildflower & Grass Mix

Showy Northeast Native Wildflower Mix

Midwest Forbs Mix

Mesic to Dry Native Pollinator Mix w/o Grasses

Native Upland Wildlife Forage & Cover Meadow Mix

Ernst Native Habitat for Strip Mines Mix

Mesic to Dry Native Pollinator Mix

MD Coastal Plain Riparian Mix

VA Northern Coastal Plain UPL Meadow Mix

PA New England Province UPL Meadow Mix

Southeast Rain Garden Mix

VA Cumberland Plateau Riparian Mix

VA Southern Coastal Plain UPL Meadow Mix

VA Outer Coastal Plain UPL Meadow Mix

VA Southern Blue Ridge UPL Meadow Mix

VA Northern Piedmont UPL Meadow Mix

VA Northern Blue Ridge UPL Meadow Mix

VA Northern Ridge & Valley UPL Meadow Mix

VA Northern Blue Ridge Riparian Mix

Native Steep Slope Mix w/Grain Rye

Native Steep Slope Mix w/Grain Oats



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