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American Gold Rush Black Eyed Susan

SKU: AM017730
per Plant - 3" Pot
No longer available this season.
American Gold Rush' Black Eyed Susan PP#28498 is a new cultivar that delivers the intense golden color of traditional Black-Eyed Susans, with the benefit of disease-resistant breeding and a slightly smaller stature. Their deep green, narrow foliage will stay fresh and beautiful throughout the season, even in humid areas. 'American Gold Rush' blooms heavily from mid-summer through early fall. Rich ochre blooms are a pollinator favorite in a sunny garden or meadow. (Rudbeckia)
key features
Botanical Name
Rudbeckia x American Gold Rush PP#28498
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Native, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Long Bloom Time, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings, Container Planting
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
22-26" tall
Bloom Time
Mid summer to early fall


'American Gold Rush' Black Eyed Susan PP#284498 is an exciting new introduction for the pollinator garden, wildflower meadow, or mixed border. 'American Gold Rush' gives all the rich color of classic Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia), with none of the disease issues. This hybrid is specifically bred to be resistant to Septoria leaf spot. Thanks to this innovation, 'American Gold Rush' will grace the garden throughout the growing season with strong, deep green foliage. 'American Gold Rush' is more compact, with foliage that is slightly narrower than the well-known 'Goldsturm'. In mid-summer, this low-maintenance perennial will erupt with classic golden blooms on charcoal centers. Hearty blooms will last for several weeks, much to the enjoyment of gardeners and pollinators alike.  Rudbeckia are happiest planted in full sun, and they prefer an evenly moist soil -- plant in spring or fall and find a well-drained spot that is moisture retentive, but not boggy. (Rudbeckia)

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