Zone Map 5-9

Growth Cycle

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Late Spring


  • Outstanding in Container
  • Thrives in wet areas
  • Bioretention/Rain Gardens


  • Growth rate: medium
  • Grow in 1, 2 or 3 gallon containers
  • Grow in well-drained soil
  • Water needs: keep evenly moist
  • Fertilizing: use a slow release, medium-rate fertilizer
  • Possible pests: no known major pests
  • Overwintering: no special overwintering needs
  • This plant is slow to emerge after being cut back.

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


  • Grows well as a wetland plant but tolerates drought once established
  • Thrives in sun and heat
  • Soft blue-green color and upright habit make it a great choice to anchor container plantings
  • A perfect addition to rain gardens and bioretention basins
  • Part of the Fantastic Foliage™ line

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