- Common Name(s):
- Brown-Eyed Susan
- Herbs, Native Plants, Wildflowers
Brown-Eyed Susan is a herbaceous perennial that grows to 3 to 5 feet. Leaves are 2 o 4 inches long and often have 3 lobes. In late summer through fall, 2 to 3 inch yellow flowers with a dark purple-brown center mature. A rosette of leaves that originate at the base of the stem persist through the winter, creating an attractive winter ground cover. Makes an excellent cut flower.
Regions: Mountains, Piedmont
Seasons of Interest:
Leaves: Winter; Bloom: Late summer, fall; Fruit/Seed/Nut: Fall
Wildlife Value: Butterflies nectar at the blooms. Songbirds, especially American Goldfinches, eat the seeds in the fall. Moderately deer resistant.
- late summer, Fall
- 3 - 5 ft
- Leaves are 2 to 4 inches long and often have 3 lobes, deciduous
- Blooms late summer through fall, 2- to 3-inch, yellow flowers with a dark brown center. Many flowers per stem.
- Soils moist to dry, full sun to partial shade.
- Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Life Cycle:
NCCES plant id: 2828