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Black-Eyed Susan

Brilliant flowers grow 5" wide and attract butterflies to your garden. Striking plants make a bold statement in the perennial garden and are lovely planted with annuals or ornamental grasses. Wonderful as a cut flower. 2003 All-America Selections winner.

Companion Plants

Coral Bells

Russian Sage

Spike Speedwell

Plant Details

  • Common name

    Black-Eyed Susan

  • Botanical name

    Rudbeckia hirta

  • Variety

    Prairie Sun

  • Zone

    USDA Zone 3 (-40°F) to USDA Zone 8 (10°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    30-36" (76-91 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Use all-purpose

  • Water

    Weekly during dry spells

  • Bloom Color


  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Remove spent blooms

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Aubrey F.'s collection