Scientific Name: Rudbeckia fulgida Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:black-eyed Susan Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Stiffly upright
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Biennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Pinnate venation, Tomentose, Distinctive smell, Lanceolate, Ovate, Dentate
Flowers: Head (capitulum), Yellow, Brown, Aug- Sep- Oct- Nov
Fruit: Achene, Brown Black
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Attract beneficial insects, Attract butterflies, Cut flower or foliage, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Summer interest, Waterside planting, Medicinal plant
Key ID Features:Leaves covered in slight hairs, dark green, crenate, basal or on the floral stalk; flower has long yellow ray florets with a flattish cone of black disk florets; stems slightly hairy.