Rudbeckia hirta

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  • Common Name: Black-Eyed Susan
  • Plant Story:

    Exceptionally showy and easy to grow, Rudbeckia hirta has a prolonged floral display that attracts butterflies and other beneficial insects. The late season seedheads attract finches and other birds. Easy to grow and very drought tolerant, this rudbeckia will tolerate heat, drought and a wide range of soils.

  • Type: Perennial
  • Bloom Season: June-September
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Planting Zone: 3-8
  • Height: 2-3 ft
  • Spread: 1-2 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun
  • Suggested Uses: Borders, annual beds, cottage gardens, or meadows
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Is NativeCentral United States
  • Form: Not available
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Biennial or short lived. Dead spent flowers to encourage blooms and prevent unwanted seeding. Whether


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