Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Black-Eyed Susan

Once again, this plant came from Spring Hill Nursery. It arrived with only two very tiny leaves.

Religious Name: Golden Jerusalem (
Botanical Name: Rudbeckia fulgida var. speciosa

Description: Keeps Blooming Until Frost! Multitudes of large, golden, daisy-like flowers with glistening black centers start blooming in midsummer. One of the few perennials to remain in bloom until frost stops them. Hardy, easily grown plants multiply fast, reaching 18-30" tall. Plant 12-16" apart. Ships in a 3" pot. 

Zones: 4-9
Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

May 31 Update: The Black-Eyed Susan is starting to get more leaves.

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