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Rudbeckia ‘American Gold Rush’
Rudbeckia ‘American Gold Rush’
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Rudbeckia ‘American Gold Rush’

Black-eyed Susan

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.455.220

This Black-eyed Susan is destined to be the new staple for landscapes since it appears to be resistant to the Septoria leaf spot. It produces thinner and hairier leaves and shows no signs of the fungus even in wet, humid conditions. Dome-like golden yellow flowers with black centers are produced heavily from July to September, with some colour until frost. Attracts butterflies songbirds and bees. Brought to the market from Brent Horvath of Intrinsic Perennial Gardens. USPP#28498: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

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Rudbeckia ‘American Gold Rush’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Dried Flower
  Rabbit Resistant
  Wild Flower
   55-65 cm
   21-25 inches
   100-110 cm
   39-43 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate