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

Bloom of the Day for October 12th, 2009:

Type of plant: Annuals, Biennials, Perennials

Bloom color: Gold (Yellow-Orange), Pale Yellow, Bright Yellow, Green

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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angele wrote:
woohoo gorgeousity!!! I bought some of these this fall and if they turn out half as pretty as yours I'll be thrilled. I'm drooling :-)

huckleberry6 wrote:
Flower Power! Rudbeckia grow like weeds in my garden, I would love to try these lovelies. Thanks, Mr PotEmUp!

zinniared wrote:
I bought seed's for these from Johnny Seeds. Will plant next summer. Very pretty. Really looking forward to them.