• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slow growing to just 6 to 12 in. tall, 3 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Flowering Groundcover
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:je-NIS-ta pil-OH-suh
    Plant type:Groundcover, Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:2 - 22
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow growing to just 6 to 12 in. tall, 3 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Yellow
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Companion PlantsPhlox (Phlox); Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum); Sedum (Sedum); Salvia (Salvia); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Sedum (Sedum)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in poor to average, fast draining soils. Tolerates light shade in warmer regions. Follow a regular schedule of deep waterings during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency when established. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    This beautiful ground hugging shrub was brought to Monrovia by Sidhu & Sons Nursery.