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A.k.a. Deam’s coneflower. Valued for its dense growth and disease resistance, this natural variety of sweet black-eyed Susan is a hardy addition to most any sunny planting. Generally lives 1-3 years, but reseeds well in open soils. Can be deadheaded to encourage a second bloom.

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic

Soil Type: Loam, Clay Loam, Sandy Loam, Rocky Loam

Height: 2’-3’

Bloom Color: Yellow

Bloom Time: Jul-Oct

Root Type: Rhizome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, flies, small butterflies, and beetles. Hosts a few moths including the wavy lined emerald and blackberry looper moths. Commonly browsed by many mammals.

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