Common Name: Black-eyed Susan
Latin Name: Rudbeckia hirta
Exposure: Sun to Part Shade
Moisture: Dry-Slightly Moist
Tolerances: Salt, Drought, Compaction, Juglones
Description: A biennial native wildflower with large golden flower heads that provide a landing pad for pollinators. Expect blooms July-August. Grows 30-90 cm tall. Leave seed heads standing for birds and winter interest.
Planting Notes: Group together to create stunning masses that can stand alone or in front of taller plants like Wild Bergamot or asters. Shorter plants, like Butterfly Milkweed, Anise Hyssop or Prairie Smoke, can be planted in front.