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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This provides superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receipt unless weather prohibits. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water daily for the first week after planting.
Hardy Planting Zones- Brown-Eyed Susans are North American native plants that thrive in the US Department of Agriculture zones 3-9
Bloom Season- Their bright flowers bloom from mid to late summer for up to two months.
Bloom Color- Brown-Eyed Susan’s flowerheads consist of 6 to 12 floret rays that bloom a bright yellow. The yellow petals surround a smaller circle of florets that are brown and black.
Height at Maturity- This plant typically grows to be up to 5 feet tall. Its leaves are 4 inches long and 2 inches wide. Flowerheads grow to be ½ to 2 inches across.
Soil Type Preferred- Bron Eyed Susans prefer mesic growing conditions. Although they grow well in loamy soil, they also do well in combining gravel and clay soil types.
Sun or Shade- The Brown Eyed Susan prefers full to partial sun but can stay in full bloom longer when planted in moderate shade. Brown-Eyed Susans have an average resistance to drought and tend to wilt like other flowers.
Brown-Eyed Susan is a short-lived perennial widely associated with different parts of North America.
Brown-Eyed Susans typically grow wild in many prairies, meadows, fields, and roadsides.
This biennial is taller and bushier than the Black-Eyed Susan and has many branches that extend from leaf axils.
Many dark red stems of the Brown-Eyed Susan grow, giving this plant its bushy look. Its leaves are ovate and rough to the touch. 1 to 2 flower heads grow on the upper stems of the plant. Flowers do not have a very pronounced smell. Brown-Eyed Susans are self pollinators but also attract many bee varieties seeking nectar and pollen.