Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
Although a number of plants share the common name Black-eyed Susan, it is Rudbeckia hirta, which was designated the “Floral Emblem” of Maryland in 1918. This familiar, cherished flower is at home in private gardens as it is in wildflower meadows or prairie restorations.
Print Version: Rudbeckia hirta, Black-eyed Susan
Learn more about other Mid-Atlantic plants: Tried and True Plant Fact Sheets