Cherokee Sunset Black-Eyed Susan Rudibeckia hirta - The Living Seed Company LLC

Cherokee Sunset Black-Eyed Susan Rudibeckia hirta

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These beautiful daisies are multi-colored in hues of orange, rust, yellow and saffron with a deep brown center.  A winner of the AAS, we think this flower will not only be a winner in your garden, but will also be productive attract many pollinators!

  • Non-GMO
  • Perennial
  • Sun: Full
  • Seed Count: 30
  • Days to Maturity: 100
  • Plant Size: 24"-30"
  • Ornamental
  • Medicinal
  • Attracts : Bees, song birds, beneficial insects
  • Excellent for cut flowers

Growing Tips:

Stratify seeds in refrigerator. Cover seed very lightly. Light is required for germination. Harden off transplants. 

It is key that your new starts be hardened off.  This is a process that requires taking them outside during the day, for a period of time, before they are planted. This acclimates your seedlings to the outside world, meaning the elements like the wind and sun. We do it for several weeks to a month as this strengthens their stems and overall plant structure. 

  • Start for a short period of time initially, then graduate to more time each day
  • One week minimum is recommended
  • Bring them inside in the early evening and overnight
  • Keep an eye on them and constantly water them. Make sure they have not blown over. 
Cherokee Sunset Black-Eyed Susan Rudibeckia hirta