Black Eyed Susan



Historical Uses: The Cherokee tribe was reported to take infusions of the roots for sores and ear aches.  The Potawatomi took infusions of roots for colds, used florets for florets for yellow dye, and made mats from the stems.

  • Listing ID: 1198
  • Seeds/gram: 3,040
  • Lot #: 269
  • Eco-Region: 251
  • Origin: Euchee Butterfly Farm
  • Latin Name: Rudbeckia hirta
  • Soil Moisture: 1-5 (dry to wet): 2-4
  • Stratification: 30 days cold moist stratification required
  • Bloom Time: June-October
  • Duration: Biennial