Plant Uses & Characteristics

  • ​​Height- 2-3 ft.
  • ​Spread- 12-18 in.
  • Foliage Color- Green
  • Flower Color- Yellow
  • Flowering Period- Summer-Fall
  • Accent- Attractive to pollinators,  drought tolerant,

Growing Conditions

  • Sun Exposure- Full sun
  • Hardiness zone- 3-9
  • Growth Rate-Fast


Black-Eyed Susan 
Rudbeckia hirta

Made for harsh, unforgiving weather; this is the most drought tolerant of all the Rudbeckias. Naturally reseed themselves, known also as a wildflower, they are competitive and may need to be controlled. Attractive to butterflies and bees, perfect for wildflower gardens and accents.