• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Easy Care Plant
    Spring through Late Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:dy-AY-teez
    Plant type:Perennial
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring through Late Fall
    Flower color:White
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsSweetspire (Itea); Azalea (Azalea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Clethra (Clethra); Turtlehead (Chelone)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in fertile, well-drained soils, but highly adaptable. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. For a neat appearance, remove old flower stalks. 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, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    Selected by Peter Perrino, customer of Monrovia and owner of Perrino's Nursery in Louisiana, for its landscape durability, vigor and its refined appearance. The American Wetland Association will receive a proceed of this plant's profits to benefit their wetlands restoration projects.
    This improved variety tolerates poorly draining soils, resists disease better than others, and thrives in heat and humidity. Exotic white flowers with yellow-orange accents appear over an extended season. Seldom sets unsightly seedpods. A portion of the proceeds benefits the America's Wetlands Foundation, helping to restore wetlands in Louisiana.


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