DAISY, GLORIOSA Cone Flower, Black Eyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta (rude-BECK-ee-ah HIR-ta)
Perennial Sun Height 18 - 36 feet Spread 18 - 24 feet Spacing 12 - 18 inches
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.
USES: Summer flowers, low-water areas.
NOTES: Also called cone flower and black-eyed Susan. Native to Texas. Rudbeckia ‘Goldsturm’ is an improved variety. Can be planted from seed or pots.