Black-eyed Susan, Orange coneflower
Native Plants, Perennials, Wildflowers
Some of the toughest and most popular perennials grown today. Black-eyed Susan spreads by underground stems called rhizomes to form large clumps. Grows in every but the soggiest soils.
1 to 3 feet
Summer to Fall
Yellow petals with a dark central disk
Garden beds, borders, meadows, cut flower gardens.
USDA hardiness zone 3-9
Division in Spring or Fall, seeds.
Full sun to part shade
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal plain
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