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Rudbeckia triloba

Common Name(s):
Brown-Eyed Susan
Categories:
Native Plants, Wildflowers
Comment:

Brown-Eyed Susan is a herbaceous biennial that grows to 3 to 5 feet.  Makes an excellent cut flower.

Butterflies nectar at the blooms, and songbirds, especially American Goldfinches, eat the seeds in the fall.  Moderately deer resistant. Range:  Mountain, Piedmont

 

Going Native Profile 

Cut Flower Profile

Season:
late summer, Fall
Height:
3 - 5 ft
Foliage:
Leaves are 2 to 4 inches long and often have 3 lobes, deciduous
Flower:
Blooms late summer through fall, 2- to 3-inch, yellow flowers with a dark brown center. Many flowers per stem.
Habit:
Upright
Site:
Soils moist to dry, full sun to partial shade.
Exposure:
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Life Cycle:
biennial

NCCES plant id: 2828

Rudbeckia triloba Flowers
UGA College of Ag & Environmenal Sciences, CC BY-NC-2.0
Rudbeckia triloba Flower
Anita Gould, CC BY-NC-2.0
Rudbeckia triloba Form
dbarronoss, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Rudbeckia triloba Rudbeckia triloba
Eleanor, CC BY-NC-2.0