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Pond Corner Black-eyed Susan Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia Goldsturm Category: Annual Zones: 4-9 Flower: Yellow w/ Brown Center Foliage: Green Bloom: Mid-Late Summer Plant: February Size: 5 Wide 24” Tall Exposure: Full Sun/Partial Shade Soil: Ordinary Garden Care: Easy Rudbeckia, genus of about 15 species of herbaceous plants of the family of composite flowers, native to North America, commonly called coneflowers. Plants are usually hairy and produce flowering heads with yellow, brown, or purple-black disk florets and yellow to red-brown ray florets. The disk florets are borne on a cone-shaped receptacle (the stem part from which the flowers arise), giving the
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Unformatted text preview: genus its common name. Black-eyed Susan is a well-known member of the genus, native to the eastern United States and now widely cultivated and naturalized in many areas. Several other species of coneflowers are also cultivated. Purple coneflowers belong to a closely related genus. Scientific classification: The genus Rudbeckia belongs to the family Asteraceae (formerly Compositae). The black-eyed Susan is classified as Rudbeckia hirta. Purple coneflowers are classified in the genus Echinacea. For further information go to www.botany.com/rudbeckia.html . Full Sun / Partial Shade Easy Care...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2010 for the course CIS 21268 taught by Professor Galerneau during the Fall '07 term at Michigan Flint.

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