Black-eyed Susan

Black-eyed Susans in the garden at Beaux Arbres.

Botanical Name: Rudbeckia hirta

Height: Varies with soil conditions, to about 60 cm.

Season of bloom: Summer into fall.

Growing Conditions: Sun. Lean, dryish soil.

Wildlife benefits:

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes

Remarks: may behave as an annual, a biennial, or very short-lived perennial if kept dead-headed.

Similar species: Sweet Black-eyed Susan, Orange Coneflower, Brown-eyed Susan

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