Black-Eyed Susan: Our Favorite Flowers

Try these drought-tolerant dark-eyed beauties in your garden.
Rudbeckia Goldsturm Daisylike with Black Cones

Rudbeckia Goldsturm Daisylike with Black Cones

Black-eyed Susan thrives in full sun.

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

Black-eyed Susan thrives in full sun.

The prolific, drought-tolerant black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida) produces dozens of flowers from mid summer to fall. Beautiful in cottage-style gardens, it also attracts butterflies. Also called black-eyed Susan, Rudbeckia hirta is an annual.

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