When To Plant Black-Eyed Susans Seeds?

Do you know when to plant black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia )according to the climate of your region or do you allow them to grow wildly?

When Is The Right Time To Plant Black-Eyed Susans Seeds?

Black-eyed Susans, a member of the sunflower family (Asteraceae) and similar to daisy-like flowers are ready for planting in the spring or early fall.  

Full Sun.  Black-eyed Susans do well in full sun, at least 6 to 8 hours per day.  Some varieties love some shade too but too much shade makes them stretch towards the light. A Visible Area.  Plant these flowers where you don’t mind seeing them as often as possible. 

Where Do You Plant Black Eyed Susans?

Growth Habit. Rudbeckias are compact growing plants that grow about 2 inches wide.  Watering.  This flower tolerates dry soil for a few weeks.

Growing Black-Eyed Throughout The Season

Growing Black-Eyed Throughout The Season

Fertilizing.  Use some light fertilizer during springtime or before they bloom to give them more nutrients. Pruning.  Dead-heading will prolong blooming and reduce self-seeding.

Black-eyed Susans are both perennial and annuals.  Your choice depends on when you want your flowers to bloom and how long.

How To Choose Black-Eyed Susans

Cutting the Stalks.  After winter, cut all the remaining stalks to the ground either in fall or spring for a fresh start of a new season. Dividing and Transplanting.  These flowers benefit greatly from dividing every 3 to 5 years. 

End Of The Season Care

When To Plant Black-Eyed Susans Seeds?

When you plant black-eyed Susans at the right time, you will enjoy their full bloom before the frost sets in.  Every plant thrives best if you plant it at the right time and especially if it cannot withstand winter. It will bloom at the right time!