Susan is probably the easiest plant to recognize in the
Lakeside Nature Center gardens. The name says it all.
It is very easy to grow and will even self-seed after it
blooms to give another display in the fall.
made a yellow dye and drank a tea made from the leaves to
Silvery Checkerspot Butterfly and the Pearl Crescent
Butterfly larvae feed on various rudbeckia species.
Black-eyed Susans are pioneer plants; they are one of the
first plants to grow after a fire or other natural disaster.
Updated, December, 2016