Sweet Black Eyed Susan - Rudbeckia subtomentosa
Rudbeckia subtomentosa, also known as Sweet Black-Eyed Susan or Sweet Cone Flower, is a perennial wildflower native to states bordering Michigan, and possibly to southern Michigan.
Plant reaches 5 feet tall and flowers from August to October with a yellow blossom.
It prefers full sun to partial shade, medium to dry soil and will grow in muck, clay, loam or sand.
Unlike regular Black-Eyed Susan, this sweet version is a true perennial and is a showy plant for gardens and meadows.