About Browneyed Susan
Rudbeckia triloba is a biennial or short-lived perennial that grows easily in average, moist, well-drained soils. The plant's typical height is 3 to 5 feet with 2 to 4 inch leaves and 2 to 3 inch yellow flowers with dark purple-brown center disks. The leaves often have 3 lobes and a rosette of leaves that originate at the base of the stem persists through the winter.
Also known as
Brown-eyed susan, Thin-leaved coneflower and Three-leaved coneflower
How to care for Browneyed Susan
Browneyed Susan needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 28th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Indianapolis is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…
January 25th, 2023
Indianapolis is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Indianapolis is expected to increase by 31.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.1 megajoules of energy…
January 28th, 2023
This month, Indianapolis is getting an average of 5.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 10.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.3 total hours o…
Browneyed Susan love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Indianapolis, Indiana ⛅.
Browneyed Susan does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Browneyed Susan after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.