Rudbeckia hirta (Black-eyed Susan)
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Rudbeckia hirta

Black-eyed Susan

Daisy-shaped flowers with golden-yellow petals surrounding a dark brown center. Foliage is hairy and stiff. Prefers full sun or part shade and well-drained soil, but can be soil- adaptable. Food source for birds

Height: 24-36 in
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Gold
Bloom Time: July,August,September
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 7
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Characteristics & Attributes for Rudbeckia hirta

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Fall Color
Green Roof Semi Intensive

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Savanna

Bloom Time

July
August
September

Flower Color

Gold

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Type

Head

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Fast