Rudbeckia hirta 'Indian Summer' (Black-Eyed Susan)
120 seeds $2.50
Rudbeckia hirta 'Indian Summer' is a classic Black-Eyed Susan with large flowers up t0 9" wide. They have golden-yellow petals that radiate outward from a small, brown cone. It's like a ray of sunshine in the garden.
Rudbeckia hirta 'Indian Summer' is a tall, vigorous variety that blooms quickly from seed. It keeps going until late autumn. It was an All-America Selections winner in 1995. It was given the Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society in 2000.
Rudbeckia hirta is a North American native wildflower. It is a host plant for Painted Lady and Silvery Checkerspot butterfly larvae. Hardy biennial in zones 4-9. Deer resistant.
height 30" spacing 18"
Sowing Rudbeckia hirta 'Indian Summer' Seeds
Start rudbeckia seeds indoors 8 weeks before the last frost date. Barely cover the seeds with soil. Full sun to part shade.