• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Multi-stemmed, shrub-like perennial to 2 ft. tall, spreading wider.
    Key Feature:
    Dwarf Habit
    Summer to Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:pe-ROF-ski-a a-tri-pli-si-FO-li-a
    Plant type:Perennial
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Multi-stemmed, shrub-like perennial to 2 ft. tall, spreading wider.
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Summer to Fall
    Flower color:Blue
    Garden styleCottage
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Design IdeasA super shrubby more cold hardy perennial for gardens incorporating Mediterranean style as well as more traditional hardy perennials. A delightful alternative to lavender in cottage gardens or along fence lines of pickets or iron. Shows well in traditional parterres or hedge-bound planters. Casual character is equally suited for wild gardens amidst rocky outcroppings or landscape boulders. Outstanding at edges of dry stream beds with wildflowers. Excellent container specimen in unglazed clay pots.
    Companion PlantsConeflower (Echinacea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias); Aster (Aster); Bee Balm (Monarda)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Easily grown in average to lean, well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep extensive root system. Cut back hard and feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Trim off spent flowers to encourage continued bloom.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.


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