Rudbeckia Seeds (Black-Eyed Susan) - Diane's Flower Seeds
Rudbeckia hirta Indian Summer
Rudbeckia hirta 'Indian Summer'
(Black-Eyed Susan)

150 seeds   $3.25         
Rudbeckia hirta 'Indian Summer' is a classic Black-Eyed Susan with large, golden-yellow flowers up t0 9" wide. It's like a ray of sunshine in the garden.

Rudbeckia 'Indian Summer' makes a fantastic, long-lasting cut flower. It looks good with many perennials, annuals and ornamental grasses. Hardy biennial in zones 4-9. It can be grown as a self-sowing annual elsewhere.

height 30"  spacing 18"

Rudbeckia (Black-Eyed Susan) Seeds

Rudbeckia is a genus consisting of annual, biennial and perennial plants with daisy-like flowers in shades of yellow, gold, orange and mahogany red.

Sowing Rudbeckia Seeds

Start rudbeckia seeds indoors 8 weeks before the last frost date. Barely cover the seeds with soil. Full sun to part shade. Some species require stratification.

Rudbeckia hirta 'Marmalade'
(Black-Eyed Susan)

400 seeds   $3.25    
Rudbeckia hirta 'Marmalade' is a dwarf Black-Eyed Susan with 5" flowers in a warm golden-orange color.

Rudbeckia 'Marmalade' is a good choice for large containers or the front of the border. It's a host plant for Painted Lady and Silvery Checkerspot butterfly larvae. Hardy biennial in zones 4-9.

height 20"  spacing 15"

Rudbeckia hirta 'Rustic Dwarfs Mixed' (Black-Eyed Susan)

350 seeds   $3.25  

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Rudbeckia hirta 'Rustic Dwarfs Mix' is a mid-height Black-Eyed Susan with flowers in shades of gold, bronze and mahogany-red with dark central cones.

Rudbeckia 'Rustic Dwarfs' is stunning in beds and borders, and it makes an excellent cut flower. It can also be grown in large containers. This half-hardy perennial is best grown as an annual.

height 24"  spacing 15"

Rudbeckia hirta 'Irish Eyes'
Rudbeckia hirta 'Irish Eyes'
(Black-Eyed Susan)

260 seeds   $3.25  

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Rudbeckia hirta 'Irish Eyes' has golden-yellow petals surrounding an olive-green central cone. The large flowers are 5" across.

Also known as Rudbeckia hirta 'Green Eyes'. This tall variety is excellent for cutting. Deadhead to promote continuous bloom until autumn. Deer resistant. Hardy biennial in zones 4-9.

height 24"  spacing 15"

Rudbeckia hirta 'Orange Fudge'
(Black-Eyed Susan)

350 seeds   $3.25         
Rudbeckia hirta 'Orange Fudge' has 4" wide, mahogany petals with golden-orange tips surrounding the chocolate-brown cones.

Rudbeckia 'Orange Fudge' is a stunning variety for brightening up the garden or the vase. The plants are vigorous and well-branched. Rudbeckia hirta is good for attracting butterflies and beneficial insects.

height 18"  spacing 15"

Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm' is one of the most valued perennials in mid to late summer. It produces loads of golden-yellow flowers with dark central cones. The flowers attract butterflies, and the ripe seeds attract birds.

Rudbeckia 'Goldsturm' tolerates a wide range of conditions, including clay and poor soil. Hardy in zones 3-9. Requires 4 weeks cold-moist stratification.

height 24"'  spacing 15"

Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'
Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'
(Black-Eyed Susan)

65 seeds   $3.75       
Rudbeckia hirta 'Rustic Dwarfs' Mixed
Rudbeckia hirta Marmalade
Rudbeckia triloba
Rudbeckia triloba
(Branched Coneflower)

300 seeds   $3.00         
Rudbeckia triloba blooms in late summer to fall with masses of small, yellow daisies with black centers. If desired, you can cut the plants back in midsummer to encourage shorter, bushier growth and later blooming.

Also known as Brown-Eyed Susan. Drought tolerant. Requires 3 months cold-moist stratification. Can be sown outdoors in the fall. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 3-4'  spacing 18"

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