Spring Garden Tips

Black-eyed Susan, Orange Coneflower

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Botanical Name

Rudbeckia fulgida

Hardiness

Zones 3 to 9

Height

18 to 30 inches

Width

18 to 30 inches

Flowers

Summer to fall: yellow with brown or black centers

Light

Full sun

Soil

Moist, well-drained, adaptable

Planting and Care

Space plants 24 inches apart.

Drought tolerant.

Deadhead to prevent re-seeding.

Problems

Aster yellows, angular leaf spot

Varieties to Consider

Rudbeckia fulgida speciosa 'Viette's Little Suzie' - compact, 15" tall and wide, showy yellow flowers

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