Rudbeckia 'American Gold Rush' - Black-eyed Susan (photo credit: Growing Colors)

Perennials

Rudbeckia 'American Gold Rush'

Black-eyed Susan

Rudbeckia 'American Gold Rush' is resistant to leaf spot and produces a gorgeous mound of yellow-gold daisy flowers from summer through fall. Excellent for mass color display in the sunny border. A landscaper's and gardener's favorite for mid to late summer color.

Additional:

Host plant for the following butterflies (nectar)-- American Snout, Great Spangled Fritillary, Hayhurst’s Scallopwing, Orange Sulphur, Pearl Crescent, Sachem, Silvery Checkerspot, Silver-Spotted Skipper, Spring and Summer Azure, Variegated Fritillary

Black-eyed Susan Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates hot and humid summers and some drought.

Height:

18-24 in

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Spread:

18-24 in

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Rudbeckia 'American Gold Rush'

Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Songbirds
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Attributes
Focal Point
Mass Planting
Border or Bed
Specimen
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Great Companion Plants for Rudbeckia 'American Gold Rush'
Daylily Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Bela Lugosi')
Russian Sage Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia )
Purple Coneflower Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea )
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