American Gold Rush Black-Eyed Susan

July 17, 2023
Adams Fairacre Farms

Finally, a Black-Eyed Susan that’s resistant to the septoria leaf spot! Thanks to the thinner and hairier leaves, this hybrid rudbeckia shows no signs of the fungus even in wet, humid conditions.

Optimal Growing Conditions

Hardiness Zone
Zones 4-9

Water Needs

Sun Needs
Sun or Shade

Appearance and Characteristics


Flower Color
Yellow shades

Foliage Color
Green shades

Blooming Time
Mid-summer to early fall

22-26 Inches

40-44 Inches

Plant Uses & Characteristics
Easy maintenance
Long blooming
Fall interest
Attracts bees
Attracts butterflies

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