It usually grows as a Biennial or Annual. It has alternate, mostly basal leaves 10 to 18 cm long, covered by coarse hair, with stout branching stems and daisy-like, composite flower heads with yellow ray florets circling conspicuous brown or black, dome-shaped cone of many small disc florets. The stems and scattered, oval leaves are covered with bristly hairs. Common name(s): Black-eyed Susan, Denver Daisy Flower colours: Bright yellow with brown to black centre Bloom time: Mid summer to fall Max reacahble height: Up to 30 inches Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow Planting and care The plant can be planted in Spring or Summer. From fall or spring seeding, it germinates quickly, forming a basal rosette of its green leaves. You can sow 2 to 3 seeds per plug, can be sown directly into the final pot. Seeds may germinate in 6 to 25 days. They love the temperature of 20 to 22 degrees C for germination.
|Features||Butterflies are attracted to the flowers.