Beautiful deep yellow-orange black-eyed 2.5" daisies bloom in August and September, broad attractive dark green leaves up to 8 inches long, spreads well by runners, excellent cut flowers, attracts butterflies, clay and drought tolerant, food plant for Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos), Silvery Checkerspot (Chlosyne nycteis), & Wavy-lined Emerald (Synchlora aerata) Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos), Silvery Checkerspot (Chlosyne nycteis), and Wavy-lined Emerald (Synchlora aerata) Butterfly caterpillars. A very nice garden plant that creates a much more compact and dense effect compared to Rudbeckia hirta (Black-eyed Susan). Black-eyed Susans as a group (including both R. fulgida and R. hirta and others) are the State Flower of Maryland.
2 feet tall
Native Range: MB, NS south to GA & AL
Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks.
*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.Review or Finalize Your Order