• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 18-24 in. tall and wide. Bloom spikes to 36 in. tall.
    Key Feature:
    Drought Tolerant
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Sunset climate zones:2 - 9, 14 - 24
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Reaches 18-24 in. tall and wide. Bloom spikes to 36 in. tall.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Red
    Garden styleCottage, Tropical
    Companion PlantsSalvia (Salvia); Avens (Geum); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Peruvian Lily (Alstroemeria); Coneflower (Echinacea)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Grows easily in average to enriched, well drained soils. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Shear spent flower spikes. Mulch to protect crowns in harsh winters. Feed with an all-purpose fertilizer before new spring growth begins. May be divided in spring or fall.Pruning time: fall.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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