The classic Black-Eyed Susan. Large, golden yellow blooms with dark brown central cones. Sturdy, branched flowering stems rise above broad dark green foliage. Height 2-3′.
Rudbeckia attracts bees, birds and butterflies to the garden. Prefers moderately fertile, moist well drained soil. Drought tolerant when established. Tolerant of a wide range of soils. Deadhead to promote new blooms. Deer and rabbit resistant.
Perennial Plant of the Year 1999.
- USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 3-9
- Exposure: Full Sun
- Bloom Time(s): June-September