Here’s a bit of botany for you: Black-eyed Susans are in the plant genus Rudbeckia, which contains both perennial and annual types.
If you’re looking for perennials, you want Rudbeckia fulgida.
The annual varieties you see growing along the side of the road are Rudbeckia hirta.
Let’s Plant Seeds for Change!
What’s more – as part of our special National Wildlife Week celebrations, we have a special gift for you and to kick off the first decade of our 60 Days of Conservation, from April 10-19, we will be offering a special Black-eyed Susan seed packet to help you get started to #DoMoreforWildlife in your backyard or outdoor space.
Simply fill in the form to receive your free seed packet (available while quantities last).