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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
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Black Eyed Susan - Rudbeckia Hirta come in Perennial and Annual Versions
Black Eyed Susan rudbeckia flowers are black or brown in the center, with golden petals. Sometimes the petals are orange, brown, or red. The leaves are a deep green.They last for weeks at the end of summer. There are perennials and annuals versions. They grow 21- 28 inches in height. They are low maintenance. Black Eyed Susans florish is zones 3 to 11 hardy planting zones.
Black Eyed Susan plants rudbeckia can often be used in treating symptoms of the common cold such as coughing and nasal decongestion. It is transformed into a tea and helps these conditions a lot. The root can also be used to get the body cleansed of parasite worms. When this plant is crushed and made into a soothing wash, it can also be used to treat snake bites in the wild. The summery feel is enhanced by the dark cone center.
Black Eyed Susan are an Easy to Grow Choice for Every Landscape
The leaves of rudbeckia feature an oval shape with visible veins. Each stem holds a single flower. They are known to attract birds and other wildlife and grow in colonies. Black-eyed Susans look similar to daisies and are members of the sunflower family. They get their name from the black spot found in the center of their petaled golden-yellow blooms and are famous for their beauty when growing wild, as landscape borders and in containers.
They are commonly called wildflowers because they are known to increase in the wild(and in your garden). In gardens, they attract beneficial pollinators, including bees and butterflies. Their attractive blooms add a refreshing burst of vivid color to any flower bed. They are versatile, drought resistant and grow well in full sunshine.
Easy to grow. they don't demand constant care and attention. Black-eyed Susans have a long flowering season from June through October. Most landscapes will benefit from adding these!
Black Eyes Susan Plant
The Black-eyed Susan rudbeckia is a flower that features bright yellow petals and a dark brown to black center that makes the plant look like it has an eye. Black-Eyed Susan is a plant that is commonly found across all areas of North America and usually isn't restricted as to the environment where it grows. Black-eyed Susans often grow in open fields so that the petals of the plant can open wide and absorb the sunlight.
Black Eyes Susan rudbeckia plant can be compared to the appearance of a daisy with the design of the petals and the eye of the plant. If left alone, the Black-eyed Susan can reach heights of about three feet. The leaves can span about six inches wide with the stalk of the plant being about eight inches.
Some of the insects that are often attracted to the Black-eyed Susan include bees and butterflies along with hummingbirds. When the plant matures, it develops seeds in the dark center of the flower. These seeds are picked up by insects, birds, or the wind and carried to other areas so that the plant can begin the growing process once again. You'll see the plant growing between June and October, displaying bright colors in early-fall.
Black-Eyed Susan Plant
Does your garden need an uplifting infusion of bright blossoms, that are tough enough to grow, in all 48 of the contiguous states of the United States, and all ten provinces in Canada? This perennial, flowering plant will bloom for months (depending on location and climate), possibly from late spring to late fall, and reappear the following year.
Let me introduce the Black-Eyed Susan Plant. During the stifling heat of summer's dog days, the lemon-yellow, gold, or orange blossoms punctuated by a large black (or brown) eye (center) attached to a rough, bristly-haired stem with oval leaves can light up garden spaces and wide-open fields with color.
In 2008, the National Garden Bureau proclaimed the Black-Eyed Susan (binomial name Rudbeckia hirta) Plant of the Year. This recognition led to the development of numerous cultivars being developed, making the plant available from 18-inch to 7-feet in height with an array of colors and shapes.
Pollinator gardens almost anywhere can benefit from planting black-eyed Susan plants. Butterflies, hummingbirds, and other birds (particularly goldfinches) feast on the seeds and savor the nectar of the beautiful Black-Eyed Susan Plant.