Black Eyed Susan, Rudbeckia 'Goldsturm' is one of the most requested mid summer to fall bloomers. Rudbeckia 'Goldsturm', commonly known as Black Eyed Susans, are true perennials, returning larger each year. Black Eyed Susans are great for mass plantings and provide wonderful contrasting colors when paired with ornamental grasses, Shasta daisies, Russian sage or dianthus. Black Eyed Susan should be deadheaded regularly for continued blooms.
Black Eyed Susan plants are a North American native wildflower plant as well as being deer resistant and rabbit resistant yet attracts butterflies. Space Black Eyed Susan's approximately 18 inches apart in full sun to partially shaded areas. Their gold to orange petal colors provide striking color in gardens from mid summer to mid fall. Divide these plants in spring for replanting.
Rudbeckia 'Goldsturm' Black Eyed Susan's is the perfect addition for both new and established gardens. Because they offer long-term impact for the landscape, they qualify as one of our choices as an investment landscape plant.
Planting Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Type: Deciduous
Light requirements: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil Conditions: Dry, Moist, Well Drained
Height at Maturity: 2 – 3 ft
Growth Rate: Medium
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Season: Fall, Summer