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Brown-eyed Susan

brown eyed susan flowers
Photo credit: Peter Dziuk

Brown-eyed Susan
(Rudbeckia triloba)

Availability:

  • Currently available

Height:

  • 2 to 5 feet

Bloom:

  • June to October

Classification:

  • Native
  • Biennial to short-lived perennial

Sun:

  • Full to part sun

Soil moisture:

  • Medium

Used by:

  • Native bees (flowers),
  • Butterflies (flowers),
  • Caterpillars (foliage),
  • Songbirds (seeds)

Notes:

  • Deer resistant.
  • Will self-seed, sometimes aggressively.

Native Range:

USDA Range Map for brown-eyed Susan
Map credit: USDA Plants Database

Relevant Backyard Ecology Resources: