A.k.a. sweet coneflower and fragrant coneflower. Well known from cultivars sold in traditional nurseries, this is the wild type of the hardy and lovely sweet black-eyed susan! Longer lived than brown-eyed susan, and taller than orange coneflower, it is a staple addition to the average planting.

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic

Soil Type: Loam, Sandy Loam

Height: 3'-5'

Bloom Color: Yellow

Bloom Time: Aug-Sep

Root Type: Fibrous

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, skippers, and beetles. Hosts the silvery checkerspot butterfly, moths such as the wavy-lined emerald, and some smaller insects. 

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