Black-Eyed Susan

 Rudbeckia hirta                                                                

 

 

 

Another long blooming  relative of the Aster family

Yellow flowers

Drought tolerant

Attracts birds, butterflies, and bees

 

 

Adaptation Min Precip. (inches) Height (feet) Native or Introduced Flower Color Seeds per Pound
Wide range of soil textures, best on sandy well drained soils 12 1-3 Introduced Yellow 1,700,000