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Rudbeckia fulgida Goldsturm

Black Eyed Susan

  • »  One of the most popular perennials
  • »  Long season of bloom
  • »  Orange-yellow daisies with a distinct dark brown cone

  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:3-9
  • Height:45-60 cm
  • Spread:45-60 cm
  • Bloom Color: Yellow

Plants make a bushy, upright clump with a profuse display of brown eyed golden yellow long lasting daisies that bloom from summer to fall. Seed heads have good winter interest. A great choice for a mixed sunny garden. Attracts butterflies. 1999 perennial plant of the year.

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Songbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Moist, Well-Drained
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'

Rudbeckias like full sun, but they also will do well in partial shade. Plant them in well-drained, not overly rich soil. Removing spent flowers in order to stimulate continuous bloom. They provide winter interest and the seeds are a source of winter food for small birds. Plants will self seed, so if this becomes a maintenance issue it is best to cut back in the fall. Very easily dividable in the spring. It makes a great cut flower.