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Black-eyed Susan

This drought-tolerant perennial (Rudbeckia fulgida) produces a mass of late-summer and early-fall color in sites where many plants don't thrive, like dry hillsides and rocky terrain. Flowers are available in yellow, gold, orange and russet. Plant in a sunny location in average, well-drained soil. Divide every three to four years to keep the plants vigorous; expect reseeding. Attracts butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 11

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