Rudbeckia fulgida - Black-Eyed Susan


Rudbeckia fulgida (Black-Eyed Susan) is a U.S. Northeast native herbaceous perennial that grow best in full sun and dry to medium, average, well drained soils.  It features bright yellow flowers with rays encircling a brown or black cone shaped seed head.  

Common Name: orange coneflower  
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Native Range: Southeastern United States
Zone: 3 to 9
Height: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Spread: 2.00 to 2.50 feet
Bloom Time: July to October
Bloom Description: Orange / yellow
Sun: Full sun
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Naturalize, Rain Garden
Flower: Showy, Good Cut, Good Dried
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil, Air Pollution

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