General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 5 feet
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting

Common names
  • Browneyed Susan
  • Three-Lobed Rudbeckia
  • Brown-Eyed Susan
  • Thin-Leaved Coneflower
  • Black Eyed Susan

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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On May 1, 2022 Seeds sown
piksihk On June 24, 2021 Bloomed
piksihk On August 10, 2019 Bloomed
WG frt bed
piksihk On January 7, 2019 Seeds sown
piksihk On August 29, 2015 Harvested
Seeds collected
piksihk On June 1, 2015 Bloomed
lovesblooms On April 20, 2015 Seeds germinated
lovesblooms On January 29, 2015 Seeds sown
winter sown
dnrevel On February 28, 2021 Seeds sown
Winter sown 2-28-2021, Seed from Michigan Native Plants
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