Zone Map 6-9

Growth Cycle

Growth Cycle - Cool Growth Cycle - Cool Cool
Bloom: Bloom Season Scale
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Late Spring, Early Summer


  • Native to North America
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Lawn Alternatives
  • Meadow/Prairie Plantings


  • Growth rate: medium-fast
  • 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.


  • Native, low-growing ground cover or lawn alternative
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade and sun
  • Colonizes by rhizomes
  • Can be mowed at a high setting
  • Tolerates a low amount of foot traffic
  • Fast growing
  • Good for naturalizing and restoration projects

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