Rudbeckia fulgida var. fulgida - BLACK-EYED SUSAN (late flowering, vigorous and healthy)

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Another rudbeckia? Yes, and very good one! Even they look very similar to you, they offer different qualities, that may suit your garden better than others.

 - Var. fulgida is long flowering botanical variety, the latest of all Rudbeckias - flowers from mid/late July to October for 10 weeks!!!! and when Rudbeckia 'Goldsturm' turns brown, this one is in it's peak. It's usually the first frost that stop this flowering machine.

- the look is more delicate and noble - leaves are narrower, flowers smaller (only 2"). Glossy leaves are attractive

- it doesn't spread much, even it is very vigorous, vital, healthy. Strictly upright sturdy growth

Usually about 2' tall x 1' wide  (3' x 2' with constant moisture).

Full sun, half shade, average soils, medium moist to medium-dry, drought tolerant once established.

Deer ad rabbit resistant, black walnut tolerant plant. Attracts some butterflies and honey bees, seedheads can feed small birds in late fall and winter.

Hardy in zones 5 to 9.

Beautiful in flower beds, can be combined with many perennials and grasses, excellent cut flower.

Pot size : square 3.5" x 4" deep perennial pot