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Black-Eyed Susan

The True Perennial—Back by Popular Demand

Striking color contrast! Layers of sunshine-bright copper-gold petals radiate out from a large, dark center. Blooms heavily from midsummer to frost; grows 2-3 ft. tall. A longtime favorite for cut bouquets. Spreads to fill an area fast. Easy to grow—tolerates a wide range of conditions but prefers full sun and well-drained soil. Bareroot.
This plant attracts butterflies.
  • Zone 4 - 9 (-20° F.).
  • Height 2 - 3 feet.
  • Light Required Full sun to partial shade.

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  • Botanical Name: Rudbeckia fulgida
  • Height: 2 - 3 feet.
  • Spacing: 12 - 18 inches.
  • Depth: Plant with crown just below the soil surface. Firm well and water in thoroughly.
  • Spread: 1 - 2 feet.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Color: Golden- yellow with nearly black centers.
  • Foliage: Coarse, dark green lanceolate to ovate leaves, 3 - 6 inches long.
  • Blooms: Mid-Summer to frost for several weeks.
  • Form: Perennial. Erect, rounded.
  • Flower Form: Daisy-like flower heads 1 - 2 inches.
  • Soil Requirements: Well drained, moderately fertile soil.
  • Growth Rate: Fast once established which takes approximately 4 - 5 weeks.
  • Pruning: After flowering, remove spent blooms to encourage repeat blooming.
  • Comments: One of the few perennials that keep blooming until frost.

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