Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Sweet Black-eyed Susan, Sweet Coneflower

Sweet Black-eyed Susan, Sweet Coneflower

Rudbeckia subtomentosa

Full to part sun, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, tolerant of a range of soils including clay.  3-5 feet height, blooms summer into fall, yellow flowers, naturalizes by re-seeding at a moderate rate.

Germination Code:  C(30)

Native Region:  Only found in Stewart and Montgomery counties

This long-lived and easy-to-grow plant is designated a “Threatened Species” in Tennessee.  Showy, scented flowers. Tolerates hot humid summers but not drought.  Attracts butterflies and bees.

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