black-eyed Susan

Rudbeckia fulgida (black-eyed Susan)

Botanical Name Rudbeckia fulgida
Common Name black-eyed Susan
Family Asteraceae
USDA Zone 3 thru 9
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest summer, fall, winter
Height and Spread 2-3ft x 2-2.5ft (60-90cm x 60-75cm)
Flower Color Yellow with Black centers
Attracts Wildlife Provides Food for Birds, Hosts Caterpillars of Butterflies/Moths, Attracts Pollinators, Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores
Additional Information Native to US Midwest.
Location in Lurie Garden Bird Border – Monroe


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