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Black-Eyed Susan

Enormous 6-9" flowers attract butterflies to the garden. Outstanding cut flower, striking in the garden, and especially attractive planted with daylilies, daisies and grasses. Sturdy plants do not require staking. 1995 All-America Selections winner.

Companion Plants

Coral Bells

Russian Sage

Spike Speedwell

Plant Details

  • Common name

    Black-Eyed Susan

  • Botanical name

    Rudbeckia hirta

  • Variety

    Indian Summer

  • Zone

    USDA Zone 3 (-40°F) to USDA Zone 7 (0°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    24-36" (61-91 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:

  • Bill C.'s collection
  • Erika K.'s collection