• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Fast growing to about 30 in. tall and wide; to 36 in. tall in bloom.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Dramatic Foliage Color
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Late summer
    Landscape Uses:
    Landscape Uses
  • Detail
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing to about 30 in. tall and wide; to 36 in. tall in bloom.
    Special features:Attracts Hummingbirds
    Foliage color:Purple
    Blooms:Late summer
    Flower color:Pink
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Remove old flowers to prolong flowering. Cut back to the ground at the end of the season.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.