Black Eyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima
Height: 2-3 ft
Spread: 1-2 ft
Bloom Time: May-July
Sunlight: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Medium-Dry
Yellow flowers have protruding brown/black centers. This species acts as a short-lived perennial that persists through self-seeding. Leaves are hairy. A host plant for Silvery Checkerspot caterpillars.