Growing Black Eyed Susan Flowers
Native to North America, Black Eyed Susan are prolific wildflowers that have
become popular in the home flower garden. It is also called Gloriosa Daisy
with yellow, orange, and gold colors. It is very easy to grow perennial,
requiring little attention to produce colorful blooms.
Almost everyone knows this American wildflower, and it has all the lovely,
warm color, daisy shape, easy to grow in any sunny place, needs little attention,
great for bouquets or vases.
There is a vining variety, which is also known as the "Clock vine".
Other Names: Brown-Eyed Susan
Black Eyed Susan are grown from seed. If started early in the spring, you
may get blooms the first year. Black Eyed Susan seeds can be directly seeded
into your flower garden as soon as the soil can be worked in the spring or
later in the summer or fall for flowers next year.
Black Eyed Susan plants grow 2-3 feet tall on long stems. If grown in flower
gardens, space 1 to 1/12 feet apart.
How to Grow Black Eyed Susan:
Black Eyed Susan are very easy to grow. They like full sun. They will do
well in average soils and even poor soils. They also tolerate dry soil
conditions. While you do not need to water or fertilize Black Eyed Susan
plants, a little care will be rewarded with more blooms.
Once your Black Eyed Susan plants are established, they will grow well
unattended. Separate the clumps after a few years or the plants will crowd
each other out, resulting in smaller plants and flowers.
Insect and Disease:
Black Eyed Susan are resistant to insects and disease. If insect or disease
problems occur, treat early with organic or chemical insect repellents and
to Grow Black Eyed Susan Plants
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