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Black-eyed Susan

Botanical Name
Rudbeckia fulgida
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 9
Height
18 to 30 inches
Width
18 to 30 inches
Flowers
Summer to fall: yellow with brown or black centers
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained, adaptable
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 2-3' apart
  • Drought tolerant
  • Deadhead to prevent re-seeding
Problems
Aster yellows, angular leaf spot
Varieties
  • Rudbeckia fulgida speciosa 'Viette's Little Suzie' - compact, 15" tall and wide, showy yellow flowers
  • Rudbeckia x 'American Gold Rush' - golden-yellow flowers atop compact 2' plants, AAS Winner, resistant for Septoria leaf spot

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