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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: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting

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

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Location: South Carolina
#pollination
Location: Brownstown Pennsylvania
Date: 2015-08-15
#Pollination  Syrphid Fly -no bite/ no sting/ imitates bees & was
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2013-08-28
 3:47 pm. This amazing biennial will be in bloom for a month or t
Location: My 6b garden
Date: 2014-08-07
Originally purchased in 2014 from Santa Rosa Gardens. Every year
Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, Ga
Date: 2018-09-30
Brown Eyed Susan - Rudbeckia triloba 009
Location: Chicago
Date: 2020-07-26
Most dainty of all Rudbeckia
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.
Date: 2008-08-02
 7:18 pm. An exquisite bloom, that lasts a long time in the garde
Location: Indiana zone 5
Date: 8-17-2010
Location: Botanical Garden Berlin
Date: 2017-11-05
Location: Botanical Garden Berlin

Date: 2013-08-23
Location: Chicago
Date: 2020-07-18
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2016-08-10
 4:48 pm. One seed in a crack, produced a plant with how many flo
Location: Lilburn, GA
Date: 2022-09-18
Location: my garden zone 5 Indiana
Date: 2020-06-07
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.
Date: 2007-10-06
 12:41 pm. A late summer to fall blooming biennial in my zone 6 g
Location: IL
Date: 2014-08-06
Location: Hamilton Square Perennial Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2014-08-04
If you look closely at the leaves nearest the bottom the epithet,
Location: BG Utrecht
Date: 2015-11-07
Location: IL
Date: 2017-08-04
Brown-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia triloba)
Location: Indiana zone 5
Date: 8-17 -2010

Photo courtesy of Select Seeds
Location: My garden WG front
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2017-03-09
Photo by robertduval14

Photo Courtesy of Prairie Nursery. Used with Permission
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Location: Lilburn, GA
Date: 4/17/2020
Seedling
Location: BG Utrecht
Date: 2015-11-07
Location: my garden - front bed
Date: 2015-07-06
Location: Hamilton Square Perennial Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2014-07-08

Date: c. 1924
illustration by Mary E. Eaton from 'Addisonia', 1924

Date: 2013-08-23

Photo Courtesy of Prairie Nursery. Used with Permission
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Courtesy of Diane's Flower Seeds
Location: Lenore, ID

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
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Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
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Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2020-08-11
Brown-eyed Susan, rudbeckia triloba
Location: my garden

Date: 2013-08-23
Location: my garden 
Date: 2013-08-10
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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On May 1, 2022 Seeds sown
container
piksihk On June 24, 2021 Bloomed
piksihk On August 10, 2019 Bloomed
WG frt bed
piksihk On January 7, 2019 Seeds sown
pot
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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