• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Compact and Colorful
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:la-ger-STRE-mee-a IN-di-ka
    Plant type:Shrub, Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:7 - 10, 12 - 14, 18 - 21
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Purplish-pink
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Companion PlantsButterfly Bush (Buddleja); False Heather (Cuphea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Chaste Tree (Vitex)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Easy to grow in average, clay to loamy soils with good drainage. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Clip spent blooms for a tidy appearance.Pruning time: prune only as needed to remove dead wood, late winter to early spring..
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.