Here’s a bit of botany for you: Black-eyed Susans are in the plant genus Rudbeckia, which contains both perennial and annual types.
If you’re looking for perennials, you want Rudbeckia fulgida.
The annual varieties you see growing along the side of the road are Rudbeckia hirta.
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