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Black-eyed Susan is a good perennial choice for butterflies and other pollinators, naturalizing, and rain gardens.

Black-eyed Susan is a good perennial choice for butterflies and other pollinators, naturalizing, and rain gardens. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 11 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Typical inventory plug

Rudbeckia fulgida v. fulgida

Black-eyed Susan

This one flowers later, but longer, than ‘Goldstrum.’ Yellow flowers, slightly smaller than ‘Goldstrum,’ with shiny, green foliage. This easy to grow species is tolerant of drought, heat, and humidity. Nectar is beneficial to butterflies and bees, seeds provide food for birds in the winter. 


Height:

3 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

5-7

Bloom Color:

Yellow

Rudbeckia fulgida v. fulgida Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Dry

Flowering Months

  • August
  • October
  • September

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=RUFUF