Zone Map 4-9

Growth Cycle

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


  • Drought Tolerant


  • Growth rate: medium-fast
  • Can be grown in 1, 2 or 3 gallon
  • Grow in well-drained soil
  • Watering: keep evenly moist; somewhat sensitive to overwatering; does not like to stay wet
  • Fertilizing: use a slow-release, medium-rate fertilizer
  • Possible pests: aphids, spidermites
  • Overwintering: cold frame with clear poly; do not overwater

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


  • Blue foliage makes a strong accent in the mixed perennial garden
  • Works especially well with purple and maroon plants
  • Can produce a flush of bright, fresh autumn growth if cut back after blooming
  • Makes an excellent, drought-tolerant ground cover
  • Effective for controlling soil erosion

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