Black Eyed Susan

Black Eyed Susan

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Plant Name- Botanical Name - Black Eye Susan - Rudbeckia hirta Hardy Planting Zones- 3-9 Sun or Shade – Full Sun and Part Sun Mature Height - 12-36" Mature Width- 12-18" Bloom Season – Summer and Fall (June to October) Gardener Status- Beginner

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The Black-eyed Susan is a native North American wildflower with bright yellow blooms up to three inches in diameter and can grow over 3 ft tall, in the best sun and soil conditions. This strong member of the Sunflower family makes great cut flowers. They bloom from June to October, making a colorful addition to your summer garden.

Black Eyed Susan has been used for flu, colds, swelling, infection, and as a poultice for snake bites. It is a coneflower with leaves that grow pointing downward, and is also known as Maryland's state flower. The flower contains a brown center and dark yellow petals making it look like a small sunflower. It will grow most hardy in USDA climate zones 3 through 9, and will grow in various soils. This plant likes to grow in large groupings, and can be the breathtaking to someone passing by your lawn. Use it as borders, flower gardens, cut flowers, or in containers, however you choose to use it will be just fine. It has many common names that it is known. Some of the other most common names for the Black Eyed Susan are Brown Betty, Brown Eyed Susan, Gloriosa Daisy, Poor land Daisy, Golden Jerusalem, Yellow Ox-eye Daisy, and the Yellow Daisy. This plant can tolerate deer and drought and may be an annual or perennial plant and is a favorite of many people because of its versatility.