• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Deer Resistant
    Blooms:
    Late spring through fall
    Landscape Uses:
  • Detail
    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
    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.