Black-Eyed Susan

Rudbeckia hirta

  • Biennial native flower found in tall-grass prairie
  • The Black-eyed Susan seed for sale has excellent resistance to drought.
  • Nectar provides feed for bees, butterflies, other insects, and seeds provide feed for birds

Height: 1 – 2 feet tall
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: June-October
Native Habitat: Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannas, Woodland edge
Sun Requirement: Full
Soil pH: Acidic (pH<6.8)

Pure Stand Seeding Rate PLS lbs / acre: 2.0

Height: 2′

PLS=Pure Live Seed

$2.25 / Pure Live Seed Ounce


Our native grass and wildflower species come from Midwest growers and are adapted to the Upper Midwest. We meet all state and federal seed laws, and we do not sell seed contaminated with palmer amaranth. Native grasses and forbs are priced by Pure Live Seed (PLS) per lb. Visit for full descriptions of our native species and mixtures.