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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Good choices include daylilies, gaillardia, Gaura lindheimeri, gloriosa daisy, lion's tail, (Leonotis leonurus), penstemon, phygelius, salvia, and yarrow.
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).