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Black-Eyed Susan

DAISY, GLORIOSA (Black-eyed Susan) Perennial – Sun

Rudbeckia hirta Ht. 18”-3’ Spread 18”-24”

rude-BECK-ee ah HIR-ta Spacing 12”-18”

HABIT: Fuzzy foliage and yellow flowers with dark brown centers that bloom June into August.

CULTURE: Grows OK in dry soil but responds favorably to moist well-prepared beds. Needs good drainage. Can be planted from seed or pots.

USES: Summer flowers, low water areas.


NOTES: Also called coneflower. Native to Texas. Rudbeckia ‘Goldstrum’ is an improved variety. Can be planted from seed or pots.

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