Zone Map 6-10

Growth Cycle

Growth Cycle - Warm Growth Cycle - Warm Warm
Bloom: Bloom Season Scale
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Late Summer


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


  • Growth rate: medium-fast
  • Grow in 1 or 2 gallon but can work in larger sizes
  • Grow in well-drained soil
  • Water needs: keep evenly moist; avoid excessive watering
  • Fertilizing: use a slow release, medium-rate fertilizer
  • Possible pests: aphids, leaf spot, spittlebugs
  • Overwintering: cold frame with clear poly, keep dry

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


  • Beautiful planted in masses
  • Does best in dry, open areas in full sun
  • Good low-growing plant for borders and mixed gardens
  • Airy seeds look like pink clouds floating above green foliage
  • A great plant to use in difficult areas where spreading is desirable
  • Useful for low-maintenance, sustainable landscapes—requires little water, no fertilizer

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