rudbeckia hirta

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black-eyed susan

black-eyed susan

Yellow flowers in the sunflower family with very dark brown center. Long pointy hairy leaves. Sometimes called “Yellow Echinacea” because of it’s shape and immune system-boosting properties. Root tea used to expel worms. Astringent, diuretic. Roots can be used like Echinacea, but not seed heads.
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When they start looking ragged, pull them out and replant beds and containers with heat-loving annuals such as gazania, globe amaranth, gloriosa daisy, Madagascar periwinkle, marigold, petunia, portulaca, sunflower, and zinnia.
Flowers: 'Bright Lights' cosmos, 'Cempoalxochitl' and 'Pesche's Gold' marigold, 'Double Gold' gloriosa daisy, and 'Endurance' sunflower (Helianthus argophyllus x annuus).
When they start looking ragged, pull them out and replant beds and containers with heat-tolerant annuals such as gazania, globe amaranth, gloriosa daisy Madagascar periwinkle, marigold, moss rose, petunia, sunflower, and zinnia.
Left: Hinoki false cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Aurea'), with Coreopsis tinctoria, gaillardia, gloriosa daisy (Rudbeckia birta), shore pine (Pinus contorta), and yarrow (Achillea).
Summer perennials: alstroemeria, busy Lizzie (Impatiens wallerana), coreopsis, gloriosa daisy, Mexican bush sage, Mexican evening primrose, society garlic.