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Rudbeckia hirta-Black-eyed susan-pictures

Rudbeckia hirta, also known as Black-eyed Susan, is a popular garden flower. It blooms from summer into fall and is still beautiful now, end September.
Its golden daisy-like flowers with dark purplish brown center and its long blooming period has made it a favorite of gardeners.
Rudbeckia hirta-macroBlack-eyed Susan center-macroRudbeckia hirta flowers measure 5-8 cm in diameter but in some cultivars, as the Gloriosa daisy in the next picture, the inflorescence can reach even 15 cm.Rudbeckia-close up macroThis bi-color cultivar with its gold and rusty brown petals and chestnut colored center is more than 1 m high.RudbeckiaRudbeckia hirta-gloriosa daisyAll Rudbeckia look good in flower beds and meadow gardens. They are an excellent choice for butterfly gardens.Rudbeckia-coneflowerSome species of Rudbeckia hirta are true annuals and others are true perennials.Rudbeckia and pink PhloxRudbeckia hirta occurs naturally in prairies, dry fields, and open woods. It prefers full sun to light shade and evenly moist soil.Black-eyed Susan in borders


Heather at Dusty Bay said...

Wow, that's a large rudbeckia! That last picture is fantastic how it frames the walkway!

Ashley Sisk said...

These are all so beautiful...I'd love to have a walkway covered like that!

Mylene said...

Lovely! Love the combination of bright yellow and lavender.

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