Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Perennial Black-eyed Susan, Orange Coneflower

Perennial Black-eyed Susan, Orange Coneflower

Rudbeckia fulgida

Full sun, medium to moderately dry moisture, best in rich soil but tolerant of a wide range of soils including clay, moderately to slightly acid pH.  2-3 feet height, blooms summer into fall, yellow/orange flowers, will naturalize by rhizomes to form colonies.

Germination Code:  C(90)

Native Region:  Middle and East Tennessee; lightly in West Tennessee

Easy to grow. Tolerates hot and humid summers as well as a little light shade. The cultivar ‘Goldstrum’ is a widely available and superior garden plant. Attracts butterflies, bees and birds.

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