Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Filtered sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Grows to 16 to 20 in. tall and wide. Flower spikes reach up to 28 in.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Summer Flowering
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Late spring through summer
Botanical Pronunciation:a-STIL-bee chi-NEN-sis
Plant type:Perennial
Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Grows to 16 to 20 in. tall and wide. Flower spikes reach up to 28 in.
Special features:Attracts Butterflies
Foliage color:Dark Green
Blooms:Late spring through summer
Flower color:Purple
Flower attributesLong Bloom Season
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage as new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 4 to 5 years in early spring.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Filtered sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.