• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate grower to 5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Showy Summer Flowers
    Blooms:
    Early Summer through Fall
  • 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 grower to 5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Early Summer through Fall
    Flower color:Red
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleMediterranean, Rustic
    Design IdeasAbsolutely beautiful when several are massed together. When planted as specimen all by itself, its rich crimson blossoms in late summer command attention. Perfect for the centerpiece of a raised terrace or planted along a driveway for a colorful welcome home.
    Companion PlantsIndian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Loropetalum (Loropetalum); Catmint (Nepeta); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Daylily (Hemerocallis)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Easy to grow in average, clay to loamy soils with good drainage. 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 only to remove damaged wood in late winter or early spring.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.