Black-eyed Susan

  • Bloom Time: June – Oct
  • Bloom Color: Yellow
  • Height: 1-3
  • Sun: Full
  • Soil: Dry to medium

Caterpillar food for:
silvery checkerspot (Chlosyne nycteis), gorgone checkerspot (Chlosyne gorgone)

Butterfly food for:
great spangled fritillary (Speyeria cybele), silver-bordered fritillary (Boloria selene), pearl crescent (Phyciodes tharos), viceroy (Limenitis archippus), monarch (Danaus plexippus), blues (Plebejus spp.)

Attracts these pollinators:
mining bees (Andrena rudbeckiae), bumble bees (Bombus spp.), leafcutter bees (Megachile spp.), long-horned bees (Melissodes spp.), sweat bees (Halictus spp.), green sweat bees (Agapostemon spp.), cuckoo bees (Triepeolus spp.), syrphid flies (Toxomerus spp., Eristalis spp.), small carpenter bees (Ceratina spp.), blister beetles (Nemognatha spp.), bee wolves (Philanthus spp.) solder beetles (Chauliognathus spp.), bee flies (Exoprosopa spp., Villa spp.), jagged ambush bug (Phymata spp.)

More information: Minnesota Wildflowers