Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Fast growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Deer Resistant
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Late spring through fall
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:so-LAY-num ran-ton-NET-tee
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Sunset climate zones:12, 13, 15 - 27
Growth habit:Spreading
Growth rate:Fast
Average landscape size:Fast growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
Special features:Deer Resistant
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Late spring through fall
Flower color:Blue
Flower attributesFragrant, Showy Flowers
Garden styleTropical
Design IdeasPlant this showy shrub where you can admire the large, fragrant flowers appearing summer through autumn. Needs full sun and room to spread. Works well in the mixed border or as the center shrub, surrounded with edging plants.
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. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.Pruning time: early spring.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.