The Black Eyed Stella is a stunning and eye-catching hardy perennial that will add a splash of color to any garden. Its vibrant flower blooms in shades of purple and deep red, with a bright yellow center that resembles the eye of a black cat. The plants will reach up to 20 inches tall and 18 inches wide, and will thrive in full sun to partial shade.
The Black Eyed Stella is an easy-to-care-for perennial that will reward you with its beauty season after season. It is hardy in zones 3-9, making it suitable for many climates. This resilient plant is both deer and rabbit resistant, so you won’t have to worry about pesky critters eating your blooms. It is also drought tolerant, requiring little maintenance and water.
When planting, make sure to choose a spot that receives full sun or partial shade and has well-draining soil. For best results, fertilize the area before planting. When the temperatures warm up in the spring, you can divide the plant’s rhizomes to create multiple plants for a fuller look.
For the best blooms, deadhead the spent flowers regularly throughout the season to encourage new flowers to form. The Black Eyed Stella is a great choice for a low maintenance garden and is sure to add beauty to any landscape.