Rudbeckia subtomentosa: Sweet Black Eyed Susan NEW!

Rudbeckia subtomentosa: Sweet Black Eyed Susan NEW!
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  • Item #: Rudsubt
  • Attractive Flowers:
  • Average - Dry soil:
  • Average to moist soil:
  • Average Wildlife Value:
  • Beneficial Insects:
  • Butterflies:
  • Drought tolerant:
  • Drought Tolerant:
  • Dry-Moist Soil:
  • FACU - Usually occur in non-wetlands, but may occur in wetlands:
  • Full - Part Sun (6+ hours of sun):
  • Herbaceous plant:
  • Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
  • Moist Soil:
  • Native To Mountain Regions:
  • Native to Piedmont Regions:
  • Part Sun - Part Shade :
  • Perennial:
  • Pollinator support:
  • Sandy soil, coarse texture:
  • Songbirds:
  • Threatened / Endangered:
  • Wildflower:
  • Full Sun:
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Botanic Name (s):     Rudbeckia subtomentosa  

Common Name(s):    Sweet black eyed susan      

Rudbeckia subtomentosa, commonly called sweet coneflower, is a Missouri native, nonrhizomatous perennial which occurs on moist prairies, along streambanks and in low areas throughout the State. Typically grows 3-5' tall and features daisy-like flowers (to 3" across) with yellow rays and dark brownish-purple center disks on branched stems. Flowers have a mild aroma of anise, hence the common name. Toothed, gray-green leaves (lower leaves are 3-lobed) are downy below. Long summer-to-early-fall bloom period.

Mature height :1.5-4.5ft

Mature spread:   4-5ft

Bloom Time:June-October

Bloom color:      Yellow-orange                  

Fruit:              capsule                        

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun     Part Sun    Part Shade    Full Shade

Soil moisture:    Dry   Average    Moist      

Soil Type:   

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay                           

Sandy soil, coarse texture                                                                                          

Native Habitat:     Fields, open woods, rocky slopes    

Deer Resistant                                                                   

Average Wildlife Value:            Beneficial Insects          Butterflies                Songbirds      

FACU - Usually occur in non-wetlands, but may occur in wetlands   

Native To Mountain Regions                                                

Native to Piedmont Regions                                                                                           

Threatened / Endangered:        Florida    

Native Perennial

Herbaceous Perennial

Pollinator Support


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