Black-Eyed Susan Rudbeckia

Black-Eyed Susan Rudbeckia

Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'

$15.00 + GST

Black-Eyed Susans are long blooming providing eye-catching colour for months, decorating the landscape. An animated, widespread prairie plant that is renowned for its showy golden, orange or bicolour flowers and dark chocolate, dome-shaped cones.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 2 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 2 ft FLOWER Summer, Yellow, Brown
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Coarse textured, hairy leaves

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts butterflies and birds

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant, edging or in mass plantings

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in summer

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average moist, well-drained conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Deadhead faded flowers to prolong bloom time

Clump Division:

Clumps don't need to be divided

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

The root of the plant is most commonly used to treat ailments such as worms or colds, sores, snakebites and swelling and even earaches. Black-Eyed Susan has been found to have immuno-stimulant activity similar to Echinacea.

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot