Zone Map 4-9

Growth Cycle

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


  • Drought Tolerant


  • Growth rate: medium
  • Grow in 1, 2 or 3 gallon (it will grow well in any size)
  • Grow in well-drained soil
  • Water needs: keep evenly moist; avoid overwatering
  • Fertilizing: use a slow release, medium-rate fertilizer
  • Possible pests: aphids, spidermites, Anthracnose (spray preventative for Anthracnose during warm and humid months)
  • Overwintering: cold frame with clear poly, do not overwater; can be overwintered outside if protected from cold and excess water
  • Responds well to being cut back

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


  • Known for the profuse amount of blooms it produces
  • Beautiful specimen plant
  • Foliage and flowers provide filler and accent in floral arrangements
  • Lush, green backdrop for mixed borders
  • Fine texture contrasts well with bold perennials
  • Excellent large-container plant
  • Suitable for planting in masses and sweeps
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Useful for screens, borders and backgrounds

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