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$7.00 – $108.00
Common Name: Black Eyed Susan
- Habit: Perennial Herb
- Light: Full Sun (5+ hrs. direct sun)
- Water Needs: Average, Moist, Dry
- Height: 2-5′
- Flower: Yellow, Brown, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sept
- Fruit: Tiny sunflower-like seeds develop in the spent flower head
- Fall Color: No
- Natural Habitat: Grasslands/Prairies
- Larval host for: Silvery Checkerspot Butterfly (Chlosyne nycteis)
Bushy cluster of basal leaves that put up branching, leafy stalks with multiple flowers on each stalk. The flowers are daisy-like with large yellow petals surrounding a brown or black center of disk flowers. Flowers are followed by a mass of tiny black seeds. Blooms for the better part of 5 months in good years, makes great cut flowers for bouquets. Dead-heading will encourage reblooming. Nectaring plant for a wide variety of butterflies and native bees.