Zone Map 5-9

Growth Cycle

Growth Cycle - Warm Growth Cycle - Warm Warm
Bloom: Bloom Season Scale
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Early Fall


  • 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.


  • Beautiful fan-shaped, September blooms
  • Strong, variegated, deep green and cream foliage
  • Easy to grow as long as it is in full sun; cut back in spring before new growth appears
  • Good for medium and large landscape areas
  • Could be used in the background in a white garden
  • Each part is showy—leaves, shape, and blooms

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