Botanical Name: Rudbeckia hirta
Native: North America prairies
Hardiness: Short-lived perennial in USDA zones 3–7, but usually treated as an annual, because it does not reliably come back year after year. May self-sow.
Plant Dimensions: 24″–36″ tall, 12″–24″ wide
Variety Information: 2″–4″ wide, yellow flowers with a purplish-brown center.
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Summer to frost
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant