Rudbeckia – Black-eyed Susan
Fill your sunny borders with masses of radiant flowers over a long period in summer. The 24-karat blooms gleam in the sunshine, their mahogany centers making a bold contrast to the solid gold petals.
Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 1.5′ to 2′, height and width
Bloom Time: Summer to Fall
– Genus name honors Olof Rudbeck, a Swedish botanist and founder of the Uppsala Botanic Garden in Sweden where Carl Linnaeus was professor of botany.
– Native to the United Staes.
Photo 1: Goldsturm
Photo 2: American Gold Rush