Herbstsonne Black-eyed Susan

Herbstsonne Black-eyed Susan

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    Full Sun
  • Size

    #1 plant
  • Zone

    4-9
  • Bloom Time

    Midsummer to early fall
  • Height

    6 feet
  • Soil Requirement

    Well drained
  • Deer Resistant

  • Attract Bees

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Herbstsonne Black-eyed Susan Description

Towering luminance for back borders!
Want to grow a flower as cheery, long lasting and drought resistant as a black-eyed Susan, but is tall enough to plant way in the back of a garden or border? Consider award-winning Herbstsonne, which is German for "fall sunshine." In the photo at left, note how it towers over the much smaller, regular black-eyed Susan at the front of the image! You'll love the broad, bright golden petals and dark brown, nearly black center cones of its pollinator-friendly, 3–4" blooms. Recipient of the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit in 2002.

Details

  • Botanical NameRudbeckia nitida 'Herbstsonne'
  • FormPerennial
  • Hardiness Zone4-9
  • Flowering TimeMidsummer to early fall
  • Light RequirementsFull Sun
  • Flower ColorGolden yellow petals with a nearly black center cone.
  • Flower Form3-4" daisylike flowers
  • Foliage TypeDark green lanceolate leaves.
  • Growth RateMedium to fast
  • Height/Habit6 feet
  • Spread36 inches
  • Planting InstructionsDig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Work soil in and around roots, firm well and water thoroughly.
  • Soil RequirementsWell drained
  • Will TolerateAcidic Soil, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • PruningRemove spent flowers to encourage repeat blooming.

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