This drought-tolerant perennial (Rudbeckia fulgida) produces a mass of late-summer and early-fall color in sites where many plants don't thrive, like dry hillsides and rocky terrain. Black-eyed Susans do best in average, well-drained soil. Divide every three to four years to keep the plants vigorous; expect ... #gardening
A fantastic newer selection, 'Purple Emperor' came from England and offers very dark purple foliage crowned by clusters of pink flowers in summer. Name: Sedum 'Purple Emperor' Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: to 15 inches tall Zones: 3-7 Native to North America: No Why We Love It: For its upright habit and dramatic purple foliage.