Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Henry Eilers'

Henry Eilers Sweet Black-eyed Susan

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Description

Sweet black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Henry Eilers') is one of five species of black-eyed Susan native to Illinois, all of which have yellow flowers with brown centers. Sweet black-eyed Susan has three-lobed leaves and reaches a height of 4 feet. 'Henry Eilers' is a real novelty, with sunshine-yellow petals that are rolled into extremely narrow tubes referred to as quills. It was named for the man who found it along some railroad tracks in southern Illinois. This black-eyed Susan cultivar blooms from July to September and is attractive to butterflies.

Sweet black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Henry Eilers') es una  de las cinco especies de black-eyed Susan nativas de Illinois,  todas las cuales tienen flores amarillas con los centros marrones. Sweet black-eyed Susan tiene tres lóbulos hojas y alcanza una altura de 1.2 metros. Henry Eilers es una verdadera novedad, con pétalos de color amarillo que se enrollan en tubos muy estrechos conocidos como plumas. Fueron nombrados por el hombre que los encontró a lo largo de unas vías del tren en el sur de Illinois. Los black-eyed Susan florecen de Julio a Septiembre y atraen a las mariposas.


Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Upright
Exposure
Full Sun
Bloom Time
July - August, September - October
Bloom Color
Yellow
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Resistant To Deer, Native to Midwest
Plant Type
Perennial
Hardiness Zone
5 - 9