• Overview
    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
    Foliage clumps 16-20 in. tall and wide. Flower spikes to 28 in. tall.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Summer Flowering
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Late spring through summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:a-STIL-bee chi-NEN-sis
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Foliage clumps 16-20 in. tall and wide. Flower spikes to 28 in. tall.
    Special features:Attracts Butterflies
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Late spring through summer
    Flower color:Purple
    Flower attributesLong Bloom Season
  • Care
    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.