PlantsBlack Eyed Susans→Browneyed Susan (Rudbeckia triloba)

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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


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Plant Events from our members
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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2021 Chicagoland Annual Plant Swap by pitimpinai May 4, 2021 10:50 PM 127
Banner for October 31, 2020 by mmolyson by mmolyson Oct 31, 2020 2:37 PM 7
A gift from my bird friends by bennysplace Aug 5, 2020 8:40 AM 5
2020 Chicagoland Annual Plant Swap by pitimpinai Jun 10, 2020 12:11 PM 157
Id please by threegardeners May 13, 2019 6:07 AM 3
Weed & Flower ID by cat568 May 13, 2019 11:37 AM 6
HAVE: Other perennials to trade by lovesblooms May 15, 2019 7:59 PM 8
2019 Chicagoland Annual Plant Swap! by pitimpinai Apr 29, 2020 8:59 AM 198
Current bulb action by purpleinopp Oct 28, 2019 7:24 AM 208
Chicagoland annual garden swap 2018 by oerickson Aug 28, 2018 7:35 PM 310

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