The Q&A Archives: Black Eyed Susan

Question: Where can I find Black Eyed Susan. Also, my mom needs to know what flowers attract humming birds

Answer: Rudbeckia is Black-Eyed-Susan and Burpee carries the seeds. You can order online at

Perennial plants I have found to attract hummingbirds are Trumpet Vine (Campsis x tagliabuana, I grow 'Madame Galen'), Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii), Honeysuckle (Lonicera, many varieties), and, I see them sticking their little beaksin my hanging baskets filled with Fuchsia. They seem to be attracted to bright, vibrant colors, especially red. Sweet fragranced flowers are also a draw.

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