Zone Map 3-7

Growth Cycle

Growth Cycle - Cool Growth Cycle - Cool Cool
Bloom: Bloom Season Scale
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Early Spring


  • Native to North America
  • Thrives in wet areas
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Bioretention/Rain Gardens
  • Erosion control
  • Meadow/Prairie Plantings


  • Growth rate: medium
  • Can be grown in 1, 2 or 3 gallon
  • Grow in well-drained soil
  • Watering: keep evenly moist
  • Fertilizing: slow-release fertilizer, low-medium rate
  • Possible pests: no major pests
  • Overwintering: cold frame with clear poly, do not overwater

*Note: please adapt these suggestions as needed to accommodate your local conditions.


  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates part shade and sun
  • Colonizes by rhizomes
  • Good for naturalizing and restoration projects
  • Interesting oval-shaped seed heads in spring
  • Delicate, fine-textured foliage with a tidy appearance
  • Deer resistant
  • Seeds provides food for birds

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