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Many of my novice gardening friends always ask me for easy, kill-proof plants or flowers to put in their gardens. Well, this is one of the my staple responses….the Black-Eyed Susan (Redbeckia).
I really think these golden beauties would grow at the gates of hell. They are tough, prolific and stunning. They make an amazing cut flow or a bunch at the mail box or within your border flower bed. They are one of the most versatile plants I grow. Plus, they remind me of my grandma. She digs them!
One thing about the Black-Eyed Susan that fascinates me is that it can be an annual, biennial or perennial. It depends on the variety and the climate. In the south, they are perennials – the gift that keeps on giving.
What do you think? Do you have Black-Eyed Susans in your garden? Are they not one of the best low maintenance, high pay-off plants?