During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. This means that even though they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Thursday
Black Eyed Susan
Features and Benefits
A very vigorous and compact variety of Black-Eyed Susan, with exceptionally bright golden flowers, July into fall. Height and spread 2 to 2 1/2 feet. Easily reseeds. Seeds attract wild birds, a favorite of wild turkeys. Spectacular in mass plantings, use along fences, driveways, walks, and property boundaries.
Height: 2-2 1/2 Feet
Spread: 2-2 1/2 Feet
eight: 24 - 36 inches
Ship As: Bareroot
Spacing: 18 - 24 inches
Spread: 18 - 24 inches
Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Foliage Type: Coarse, dark green, oblong to lanceolate leaves.
Bloom Time: Midsummer to early fall
Planting Instructions: Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Work soil in and around roots, firm well and water thoroughly.
Soil Requirements: Well-drained, average garden soil.
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast
Pruning: Remove spent flowers to encourage repeat blooming. After flowering.
Winter Care: None, except to mulch the first winter, especially in areas where plants may heave from the ground due to alternating freezing and thawing temperatures. Remove the mulch early in spring, before the new growth starts.