Rudbeckia fulgida var. speciosa 'Viette's Little Suzy'

Black-Eyed Susan

Rudbeckia fulgida var. speciosa ÔVietteÕs Little SuzyÕ

Photo Credit: Stonehouse Nursery


Rudbeckia fulgida var. speciosa 'Viette's Little Suzy'

Black-Eyed Susan

Our top-selling Rudbeckia. This reliable, easy to grow selection is prized for its free-flowering ability over several months. Strongly disease resistant, dark green foliage is topped with golden yellow, daisy-like flowers with brown centers; foliage takes on deep purple tones in fall.

Plant Details

  • Zone: 3 - 9
  • Height: 26-32"
  • Spread: 18-24"
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Soil Moisture: Low Water Needs, Moderate Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: No
  • Bloom time: Early Fall, Late Summer, Mid-Fall, Midsummer
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades
  • Flower Color: Yellow-Gold Shades
  • Fragrant: No
  • Good Cut Flower: Yes
  • Native: Nativar
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Rabbit resistant: No
  • Bee-friendly: No
  • Attracts butterflies: Yes
  • Attracts hummingbirds: No
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: No

Plant Details

  • Zone: 3 - 9
  • Height: 26-32"
  • Spread: 18-24"
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Soil Moisture: Low Water Needs, Moderate Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: No
  • Bloom time: Early Fall, Late Summer, Mid-Fall, Midsummer
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades
  • Flower Color: Yellow-Gold Shades
  • Fragrant: No
  • Good Cut Flower: Yes
  • Native: Nativar
  • Bee-friendly: No
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Rabbit resistant: No
  • Attracts butterflies: Yes
  • Attracts hummingbirds: No
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: No

Grower Information

  • PowerPlug Size(s): 32s, 72 Deep
  • Optimal Planting Time: Spring
  • Retail Sales Window: Fall, Summer
  • Moisture in Production: Average
  • Requires Shade in Production: No
  • Vernalization Required for Bloom: No
  • Vernalization Beneficial: Yes