Rudbeckia thrives in full sun and well-drained soil. A country garden favorite, It is a strong perennial that is easy to care for.
As a relative of the black-eyed Susan, rudbeckia may be grown in much the same way as its better-known cousin.
These 3-5 feet plants, which bloom from July to September, have golden-petaled flowers with dark, raised centers. They are very good for cutting.