Black Eyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta. Black Eyed Susan prefers dry to dry mesic soils, with full to partial sun. This plant will grow to a medium height and blooms in the summer with a yellow flower, with a dark center. Black Eyed Susan is popular flower that is an early succesional prairie species, and commonly found in young planting areas. Black Eyed Susan pairs well with Indian Grass, Common Milkweed, and Wild Bergamot.