• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: High
    Needs wet or constantly moist soil.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Moderate grower to 14 in. tall, 12 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Shade Loving
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Mid-summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:a-STIL-bee chi-NEN-sis
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Sunset climate zones:1 - 7, 14 - 17, 32 - 45
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 14 in. tall, 12 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Mid-summer
    Flower color:Purple
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleCottage
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Blooms best in bright shade or filtered sun. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: High
    Needs wet or constantly moist soil.