Rudbeckia is a heirloom favorite to many gardeners across America. Their blooms are daisy like in appearance and come in rustic shades of red, yellow and orange. The most popular variety of Rudbeckia is without a doubt the Black-Eyed Susan. They can be grown directly in the garden, or by the masses to populate bare spots along driveways, walkways and fences.
Rudbeckia will grow to a mature height of roughly 24 to 36 inches tall, and will produce it's warm colored blooms through the Summer months. Deadheading spent flowers is a great way to prolong it's blooming period. Rudbeckias make excellent cut flowers and can be used in floral arrangements and bouquets.