showy black-eyed Susan

Rudbeckia fulgida var. speciosa

Botanical Name Rudbeckia fulgida var. speciosa
Common Name showy black-eyed Susan
Family Asteraceae
USDA Zone 3 thru 7
Light Requirement full sun
Season(s) of interest summer, fall, winter
Height and Spread 2-3ft x 2-3ft (60-90cm x 60-90cm)
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 Northwest Light Plate, Southwest Light Plate


Average Flowering Time