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Black-eyed Susan

We love using Black-eyed Susan for its versatility.

Black-eyed Susan

Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii

Common Names: Goldstrum, Orange Coneflower

Light: Full Sun/Part Shade

Height: 1′ – 3′

Spacing/Spread: 1′ – 3′

Evergreen: No, plant is deciduous.

Color: Yellow flowers.

Interest: Summer.

Landscape Companions:

Texas Native: Yes!

Extra: Deer resistant. Great as both cut and dried flower.

Wildlife habitat: Provides food/shelter for bees, butterflies and birds.

Features: Black eyed Susan is a hardy, drought tolerant, short growing perennial.  Bold and showy yellow flowers in the summer.

Austin Native Landscaping: “We love using Black-eyed Susan for its versatility. This short growing perennials is not only deer resistant but also drought tolerant and part shade tolerant, meaning you can use it pretty much in most landscaping situation. Looks wonderful when planted amass where the huge daisy blooms will surely grab your attention. We landscapers love using Black Eyed Susan as a low growing layer in flowerbed planting – Instant curb appeal! Goldstrum is tough and fuss free and the plant’s only maintenance is pruning after first frost.



Family: Asteraceae (Pronounced – ass-ter-AY-see-ee)

Genus: Rudbeckia (Pronounced – rud-BEK-ee-a)

Species: fulgida (Pronounced – FUL-jih-duh)

Propagation: Seeds, Root devision,



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Posted by Reed

  1. if deer won’t eat it are there other animals that do? If so what
    Which birds and which butterflies can I expect to attract with these
    Thank you in advance for your reply