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Black-Eyed Susan

black eyed susan

Common Name: Black-Eyed Susan

Botanical Name: Rudbeckia fulgida and rudbeckia hirta

Plant Type: Perennial

Plant Size: 1-2 feet

Typical Bloom Time: June to October

The Black-eyed Susan is native to the United States. The flower is deep yellow with a dominant black center. This plant is very versatile and can grow in damp to dry conditions and sunny to shady conditions. The Black-eyed Susan is the state flower of Maryland.

Park Locations

Shakespeare Garden

West Side between 79th and 80th Streets.

Dene Slope

East Side from 65th Street to 67th Street