Today's bloom is Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Bloom of the Day for August 2nd, 2007:

Type of plant: Annuals, Biennials, Perennials

Bloom color: Bright Yellow

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 5a to Zone 10b

Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm), 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing: 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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terriculture wrote:
Fantastic, one of my favourite flowers!

bmuller wrote:
Gorgeous! I think I'm finally convinced that I must try to grow this.

threegardeners wrote:
lol....I can't stop growin them...they are wild here and pop up everywhere!!!

retiredgal wrote:
I really love the Black-eyed Susan (gloriosa daisy) I started growing it 4 years ago. So far they have come up from the roots, but I also save seed just in case. I live in zone 3.