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Rudbeckia missouriensis

Missouri Black-eyed Susan

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Rudbeckia missouriensis (Missouri Black-eyed Susan)

In July and August it blooms for many weeks with daisy-like flowers of yellow petals and black center disks. The leaves, narrow and green, are conspicuously hairy. It makes a good cut flower.

Additional Information:


Height
24-36 Inches

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Spread
12-18 Inches

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USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea), Pale Purple Coneflower (Echinacea pallida), Missouri Primrose (Oenothera macrocarpa), Royal Catchfly (Silene regia), Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

FACU-

Nature Attracting

Butterfly

Season of Interest

Late (July-frost)

Soil Moisture

Average

Special Uses

Fresh Cut Flower

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map

Wildlife Benefit

Butterfly Nectar