Sweet Black-Eyed Susan
Add Radiance to Your Garden
If you're looking for clusters of sunshine and color, the Sweet Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia subtomentosa) is sure to make you smile. This native perennial wildflower bursts with a rich yellow that will brighten up any dull garden or rainy day.
This robust beauty grows well in well-drained soil and alongside other varieties of flowers. It makes for a stunning sight along a pathway or mixed with other colorful wildflowers in a butterfly garden.
This thin-petalled, yellow bloom will bring color and energy to your garden in summer and fall! And the Sweet Black-Eyed Susan is low-maintenance which makes it great for all gardeners, including beginners.
Bees and butterflies love this buttery yellow flower. The elegant yellow of the Sweet Black-Eyed Susan appears as a perfect perch to bees with their ability to see UV light. This flower makes a great symbiotic partner to keep the ecosystem surrounding your garden thriving with pollinated plants!
Pair this pretty flower with other wildflowers or milkweed to keep the butterflies returning day after day for a tasty meal. And add a bench nearby to watch the show with this un-bee-lievable beauty.
Alight any visitor's eyes with this vibrant yellow along the border of your garden or along a pathway to a wishing well. And don't forget this attractive plant is sure to burst with several heads of blooms simultaneously!
Plant the Sweet Black-Eyed Susan in well-drained, medium to low-moisture, soil, for best performance. Like most natives, this plant will thrive in your yard. And in some locations, it may thrive a little "too well." We take the worry out of the experience when you choose plants from Nature Hills. Our Plant Sentry™ system ensures we follow all local, state and federal regulations for plants that can become invasive in your area.
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- Flashy Yet Hearty Blooms
- Butterfly Favorite
- Great for a Wildflower Bouquet
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
About Plant Sentry™
Plant Sentry is designed to protect both consumers and the nursery trade from invasive plant pests and diseases. Sites that display the Plant Sentry protection badge are protected from consumers buying and nurseries shipping material carrying invasive pests and diseases.
This proprietary eCommerce software prevents the shipment of a restricted plant to each state. The Plant Sentry system includes a shipment certification program. The Plant Sentry Compliance Officer works closely with NatureHills.com and each nursery or fulfillment center to ensure only compliant plants are sold to customers.
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At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.
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|Botanical Name||Rudbeckia subtomentosa|
|Mature Height||3 - 5 feet|
|Mature Spread||18 - 24 "|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Moisture||Medium to Low|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Yellow and Brown|