• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall, spreading wider.
    Key Feature:
    Compact and Colorful
    Blooms:
    Summer to Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:pe-ROF-ski-a a-tri-pli-si-FO-li-a
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall, spreading wider.
    Special features:Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Waterwise
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Summer to Fall
    Flower color:Blue
    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, fast-draining soils. Avoid wet, poorly drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Fertilize in early spring and prune to within several inches above the ground to promote dense growth and heavy bloom.
    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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