The black eyed susan, a cheerful wildflower, is a perennial that serves as a beautiful back drop in any garden. The contrast of the bright gold yellow petals and dark middle makes it any easy one to spot and recognize.
This drought-tolerant perennial (Rudbeckia fulgida) produces a mass of late-summer and early-fall color in sites where many plants don't thrive, like dry hillsides and rocky terrain. Black-eyed Susans do best in average, well-drained soil.
Rudbeckia hirta - Cherry Brandy - Gloriosa Daisy - Perennial - tall - (Plant apart) Blooms Early Summer to Early Fall - Full Sun Zones: - Color: deep maroon red with a dark chocolate center. Flowers are across and produced all summer, even in poor soils.
062314 black eyed susans ~ What's Special About a Black Eyed Susan? - I have always been attracted to Black Eyed Susans, even though they are quite common, because they are such bright colourful flowers.
THUNBERGIA - BLACK EYED SUSAN VINE - Pinetree Garden Seeds - Flowers - Annual in Zone but will still grow feet, rambling over itself if it is not trellised. Can be a ground cover if you let the vines trail.