Provided for consumer information—Monrovia is not currently growing this plant.

  • Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to 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 8 to 12 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Flowers for Cutting
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Continuously from spring to fall.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:al-stre-MEE-ree-uh
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing 8 to 12 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Continuously from spring to fall.
    Flower color:Yellow
    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. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune old flower heads to encourage more blossoms.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.