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
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.