• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 2 1/2 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Showy Summer Flowers
    Blooms:
    Early Summer through Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:kar-i-OP-ter-is klan-do-NEN-sis
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth habit:Compact
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 2 1/2 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Early Summer through Fall
    Flower color:Blue
    Garden styleCottage
    Companion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a neat appearance, prune just after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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