Black-eyed Susan

Black-eyed Susan

Latin Name: Rudbeckia hirta

Type: Forb/Flower

Light: Sun / Part Sun

Moisture: Dry / Dry-Mesic / Mesic / Wet-Mesic

Soil: Sand / Loam / Clay

Size: 1-3 feet

Color: Yellow

Bloom Time: June / July / August / September

Description: Wonderful color for the mid-summer garden. Very striking when planted with purple coneflower and penstemon. May bloom the first year when planted from seed. Self-sows easily. Attracts butterflies and songbirds. Excellent source of food.