Rudbeckia missouriensis – Missouri Black-Eyed Susan
A delightful Missouri native plant, Missouri Black-Eyed Susan, Rudbeckia missouriensis, features bright, cheery yellow daisies over a long period, from early summer through late fall. Very easy to grow in average soil in full sun. It tolerates many soil conditions. Tolerant of hot summers, drought, deer and bad soil. Wonderful naturalized.
Its delightful flowers will give you armloads of cut flowers. Breathtaking in large sweeps, it makes a perfect choice for naturalized areas, working beautifully with its native companions Blazing Stars, Coneflowers, Turtleheads and more. A top selection for rain, butterfly and native gardens, perennial beds, or for the cut flower garden.
An important food source, it feeds butterflies and hummingbirds with its nectar, then in the winter birds with its seeds.
Plant in full sun and average, well-drained soil. It tolerates many soil conditions including dry and poor. Deadheading spent flowers will prolong blooming.