• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly to maintain wet or constantly moist soil.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Quickly reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall and just 3 to 4 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Hedge Plant
    Blooms:
    Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:SAY-liks per-PU-ree-a
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Quickly reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall and just 3 to 4 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Blue-green
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:Red
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Companion PlantsForsythia (Forsythia); Bee Balm (Monarda); Shrub Rose (Rosa); Clethra (Clethra); Turtlehead (Chelone)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in moist, enriched soils. 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 tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: High
    Water regularly to maintain wet or constantly moist soil.