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Black-eyed Susan

Rudbeckia hirta

This favorite native perennial wildflower grows in open meadows and sunny sites throughout eastern North America. The bright yellow flowers with their distinctive black eye represent the cheeriest of floral displays.

Growth Type: 
Perennial
Color(s): 
Yellow, Black
Hardiness Zones: 
Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3, Zone 2, Zone 1
Location at Monticello: 
West Lawn
Planting Conditions: 
Full Sun and Partial Shade
Blooming History: 
2001 Jul 27 to 2001 Nov 12002 Jun 7 to 2002 Nov 82003 Jun 20 to 2003 Nov 142004 Jun 8 to 2004 Dec 32005 Jun 17 to 2005 Nov 82006 Jun 16 to 2006 Nov 152007 Jun 14 to 2007 Nov 152008 Jun 24 to 2008 Oct 132009 Jun 11 to 2009 Nov 162010 Jun 9 to 2010 Dec 12011 Jun 7 to 2011 Dec 62012 Jun 15 to 2012 Nov 72013 Jul 4 to 2013 Oct 302014 Jun 16 to 2014 Nov 21
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