Black-eyed Susan, Coneflower, Gloriosa Daisy
Type Biennial, perennial
Hardy range 4A to 8A
Height 18" to 36" / 45cm to 90cm
Spread 24" to 30" / 60cm to 75cm
Growth rate Fast
Form Rounded and upright or erect
Exposure Partial shade or partial sun to full sun
Bloom Color Orange, red and yellow
Bloom Time Summer and Fall
This plant tolerates salt well. This plant will grow in dry soil. Suitable soil is well-drained/loamy or sandy. The pH preference is a neutral soil.
Leaf Color Green
The flowers are showy and suitable for cut flowers.
This plant is a short-lived perennial or biennial and is often grown as an annual. It self-sows easily, and cuttings can be taken in late summer and rooted in the cold frame. This plant prefers a sunny spot, with a well-drained fertile soil. Plants serve as butterfly nectar sources.
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