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.