Goldsturm Black Eyed Susan
Latin Name: Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii ‘Goldsturm’
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Zone: 3 to 9
Height: 2 to 3 feet
Spread: 1 to 2 feet
Bloom Time: June to September
Bloom Description: Yellow rays with black center disk
Sun: Full sun
Water: Dry to medium
Easily grown in average, moist, well-drained soils in full sun. Best bloom occurs in full sun, although plants will tolerate light shade. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage additional bloom. Plants slowly spread in the garden by rhizomes.
An upright, clump-forming perennial that typically grows 2-3’ tall. Features large, daisy-like flowers with deep yellow rays and dark brownish-black center disks. Flowers appear singly on stiff, branching stems in a prolific, long-lasting, mid-summer-to-fall bloom. Good fresh cut flower.