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Black-Eyed Susan Rudbeckia Plants
Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'
Black-Eyed Susan Rudbeckia plants are long blooming perennials with beautiful golden flowers. Their long lasting blooms, strong stems, and deep green leaves make them ideal for cut flowers. Rudbeckia fulgida Goldsturm is an easy-to-grow, low maintenance beauty that attracts butterflies and songbirds.
|1 Gallon Pot||$19.95|
|Espoma Bio-Tone Starter Plus||$16.95|
|Espoma Flower-Tone 4lb bag||$16.95|
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Black-Eyed Susan Rudbeckia Plants for Sale Online
The Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'), Maryland's State Flower, is a native perennial that is tolerant of clay and sandy soil and is heat and drought resistant. While it thrives in full sun, it will grow in partial shade conditions. This deer resistant coneflower displays showy long-blooming daisy-like flowers. Black Eyed Susan plants attract butterflies and seed eating birds alike with their golden yellow petals and dark center seed heads.
The Goldsturm Black-Eyed Susan is ideal for gardeners of all skill levels as it is an easy to grow, low maintenance plant that requires frequent watering in the first year alone as its roots are being established. This coneflower cultivar is an upright, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennial which typically grows 1.5-2' tall. Features large, (3-4" across) blooms lasting up to two weeks, making them an ideal cut flower.
The Black-Eyed Susan is the perfect perennial for providing color in late summer and is especially showy in mass plantings.
|Mature Height:||1.5 to 2 Feet|
|Mature Width:||2 Feet|
|Water Requirements:||Drought tolerant|
|Soil Condition:||Sandy soil, clay soil, average soil|
|Flower Color:||Golden yellow-orange petals with dark center seed heads|
|Selling Points:||Deer resistant, heat tolerant, attracts butterflies and songbirds, Maryland state flower|
How to Care for Black-Eyed Susan Rudbeckia Plants
Before you buy a Black-Eyed Susan plant, make sure to read about the care instructions that are required and recommended to keep this plant healthy and thriving.
How do I plant my Black-Eyed Susan Rudbeckia Plants?
Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm') plants are a near perfect perennial choice for gardeners of all experience levels. Plant in most soil types including sandy and clay. This Maryland State Flower also makes a gorgeous planter flower in standard potting soil. Black-Eyed Susan bloom time is typically June-September when planted between March and May.
How do I water my Black-Eyed Susan plants?
The Rudbekia Black-Eyed Susan flower will need to be watered regularly only during the first growing season to establish the plant. Otherwise, the Black-Eyed Susan prefers dry to moderately moist soil. Monitored watering is needed in western climates but rainfall is generally sufficient in Eastern climates.
How do I prune Black Eyed Susan plants?
It is not necessary to deadhead Black-Eyed Susan Plants; however, to encourage re-blooming of this showy coneflower, you may choose to. An owner may selectively cut back in mid-spring to encourage flowers later in the summer. The last flush of flowers should be left on the plant to set seeds.
How do I mulch my Black-eyed Susan?
Rudbeckia plants should be mulched with common mulching materials unless you plant in moist climates where it should remain unmulched.