• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Quickly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and as wide.
    Key Feature:
    Drought Tolerant
    Blooms:
    Late Spring through Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:sen-TRAN-thus ROO-ber
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Sunset climate zones:2 - 9, 12 - 24
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Quickly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and as wide.
    Special features:Fast Growing, Waterwise
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Late Spring through Summer
    Flower color:Red
    Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Yarrow (Achillea); Catmint (Nepeta); Globe Thistle (Echinops)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide average to lean, fast draining soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Requires less frequent watering when established. 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 Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.