Zone Map 4-10

Growth Cycle

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


  • New
  • Native to North America
  • Notable Fall Color
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Bioretention/Rain Gardens
  • Bioswales/Vegetated swales
  • Erosion control
  • Meadow/Prairie Plantings


  • Growth rate: medium-fast
  • 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: aphids, leaf spot, rust
  • Overwintering: cold frame with clear poly, keep dry; can overwinter outside if moisture level is monitored

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


  • Produces abundant clouds of showy, soft pink seed heads
  • Upright habit and compact size
  • Tolerant of dry conditions and varied soils (clay, infertile, sandy)
  • Good for ecological plantings and mixed perennial gardens
  • Foliage remains interesting through fall and winter
  • Has shown good resistance to rust in the landscape

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