Rudbeckia hirta

Black eyed Susan



This perennial produces large, yellow and black composite flower heads. Grows up to 2 feet and flowers June through October. This plant grows well in both sun and shade.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Asteraceae
Plant Duration:Annual
Plant Type:Herbaceous
South Jersey Native Range:South Jersey
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Birds, Butterflies
Bloom Time:June through October
Fruit Timing:Fall
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?Yes
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist, Dry
Soil pH:Slightly Acidic, Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist, Dry

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