Black-eyed Susan is a good perennial choice for butterflies and other pollinators, naturalizing, and rain gardens.
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.
For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=RUFUF