Black-eyed Susans are cheerful flowers, loved equally by pollinators and humans. If you want more of them, or want to share the sunshine they bring to a yard with friends, why not collect the seeds from your own plants? To learn everything you need to know to harvest and save Rudbeckia seed, check out our guide. Read more.
Black-eyed Susans come in more colors than yellow, with mahogany, orange, and red petals. There’s also a range of flower shapes, like double blossoms or those with quill-like petals. The plants can be anywhere from a foot tall to four feet, or more. In other words, there are lots of options out there to choose from!
For a cheery splash of daisy-like flowers that attract butterflies and bees, consider adding black-eyed susan to your landscape. You’ll be rewarded with masses of blooms that do well in a variety of soils and conditions. Pollinators love it, and you’ll find plenty of other benefits to this lovely flower in our feature.