Black-eyed Susan - Prairie Sun
The Black-Eyed Susan, Prairie Sun, 'Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun', is a 2003 All American Selections Winner.
This plant is striking in a perennial garden as it shows off its large 5 inch blooms! It has unusual central green cones with orange petals that fade to yellow on tips.
The stems are very sturdy, making 'Prairie Sun' a great choice for a cut flower. The showy flowers also attract butterflies.
The Prairie Sun is sometimes called a 'gloriosa daisy' or a cone flower. It has a long blooming season, from summer into fall.
The ‘Prairie Sun’ Black-eyed Susan is used in annual beds, wild gardens, mass plantings, and in borders.
It grows well in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. This Black-eyed Susan tolerates hot and humid summers, is drought resistant once established, and appreciates good air circulation.
‘Prairie Sun’ would be a stunning addition of color to any yard, especially when planted in mass!
* Heat and humidity tolerant
* Sturdy stems
* Large blooms
|Family||Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun'|
|Mature Height||24-36 inches|
|Mature Spread||18-24 inches|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|