Black Eyed Susan-Sweet (Rudbeckia subtomentosa)
Numerous bright yellow flowers that bloom from summer into fall. When blooming, it has a pleasant sweet smell, similar to that of Sweet Grass. A very tough prairie plant, it is able to withstand high winds and tough soils. Plant is 3-6' tall, branching occasionally.
Sun Exposure - Full, Partial
Soil Moisture - Medium-Wet, Medium, Medium-Dry
Height - 5 feet
Bloom Time - August, September, October
Bloom Color - Yellow
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery.