• 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
    Blooms:
    Spring through Late Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:dy-AY-teez
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    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
    History:
    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.
    Lore:
    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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