- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 3 - 4 Feet
- Mature Spread 3 - 4 Feet
- Growing Zones 3 - 10
Prairie Glow Brown-Eyed Susan, or Rudbeckia triloba ‘Prairie Glow’, is a dependable, warm-colored, perennial staple of any summer to fall garden. These hardy, easy-to-grow long-bloomers are an optimal choice for new and blossoming gardeners. Prairie Glow Brown-Eyed Susan grows from 3 to 4 feet in height with a spread of 1 to 2 feet. It produces a profusion of small, rustic-orange daisies with yellow-tipped petals and chocolate, raised-cone centers that bloom and re-bloom throughout the summer and fall. It has attractive, three-lobed, green foliage that persists even through winter, lending multi-seasonal interest to this already versatile plant. This reliable beauty self-seeds each year, making it even easier to care for and propagate. The Prairie Glow Brown-Eyed Susan makes an excellent cut flower and is a favorite of florists.
Native to North America, and descended from wild plants, Prairie Glow Brown-Eyed Susan has a compact, upright, fast-growing habit. The bright and sunny blooms of this Rudbeckia variety attract kaleidoscopes of butterflies and other beneficial pollinators. Additionally, the Prairie Glow Brown-Eyed Susan is a favorite of native birds, who love to snack on the seeds from spent flower heads. The Prairie Glow Brown-Eyed Susan is deer and critter resistant, and is drought tolerant once it reaches maturity. It is hardy in cold weather and naturalizes with ease.
Prairie Glow Brown-Eyed Susan Care
The ideal conditions for Prairie Glow Brown-Eyed Susan are in areas with full sun and rich, well-drained soils. However, this Rudbeckia variety can tolerate poorer soils. Once established, your Brown-Eyed Susan will only occasionally need to be watered, as they are generally water-wise plants. Fertilize your Prairie Glow with flower food in early spring after the last hard frost of winter.
Deadhead blooms to encourage a more robust growing habit over time. Your Brown-Eyed Susan can be divided in early spring or late fall every 4 to 5 years.
Prairie Glow Brown-Eyed Susan Spacing
Prairie Glow Brown-Eyed Susan makes a colorful, easy-to-maintain border option and works well in containers as both a thriller and filler, so long as they receive additional water during hot summer months. Your Brown-Eyed Susan should be spaced 18 inches apart when planting. It looks stunning when massed in drifts or used in naturalizing areas. They are long-lasting cut flowers and add a spectacular pop of color to any bouquet or arrangement.
Prairie Glow Brown-Eyed Susan Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 10
|Plant Type: Perennials
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
|Mature Height: 3 - 4 Feet
|Mature Spread: 1 - 2 Feet
|Spacing: 1 - 2 Feet
|Flower Color(s): Orange, Yellow
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering, Fall Flowering
|Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Native to North America, Continuous Blooming or Rebloomer
|Common Name: Prairie Glow Brown-Eyed Susan
|Scientific Name: RUDBECKIA TRILOBA `PRAIRIE GLOW`
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