The Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) is an annual flowering plant in the Asteraceae family.
It grows to 30-100 centimetres (12-39 inches) tall.
Its leaves are 10-18 centimetres (4-7inches) long, covered with coarse hair.
The Black-Eyed Susan has daisy-like flowers up to 10 centimetres (4 inches) in diameter with bright-yellow ray florets circling around a dark-brown dome-shaped cone.
It blooms in summer and early autumn.
Photographed in Claude Monet’s Garden, Giverny, France, September 2021.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls