Description: A tall flowering shoot is borne out of a basal rosette of hairy, blue-green leaves, and culminates in a bouquet of typical "blackeyed susan" like flowers. Becomes shrub-like if flowering shoot tip is browsed by rabbits or deer. Attractive to butterflies. Very drought tolerant once established. Only plant in sandy soil.
Life Span: Biennial; occasionally annual
Light Exposure: Full sun to high pine shade
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Season: Summer
Height (in bloom): 1 1/2 to 3 feet
Habitat: Dry - sandhills, disturbed areas