• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial shade to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Supplemental moisture may be needed in very hot or dry conditions.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall.
    Key Feature:
    Showy Flowers
    Blooms:
    Mid summer through early fall
  • Detail
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Round
    Average landscape size:Reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall.
    Special features:Gift Plant
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Mid summer through early fall
    Flower color:Pink
    Garden styleCottage
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Best in moist, well-drained soils. Pruning is generally not needed, but may be trimmed lightly after the early bloom. Bloom color can be shifted to blue with the addition of aluminum sulfate to the soil. Fertilize in spring.
    Light Needs:
    <strong>Partial Sun / Partial Shade</strong>: These two terms are often used interchangeably to mean 3-6 (or 4-6) hours of sunlight each day. However, there is a difference.
<strong>Partial shade</strong> typically means the plants will appreciate a more gentle exposure such as the weaker morning or early afternoon sun, with the emphasis on providing the minimum needed shade and sheltering from intense late afternoon sun. <strong>Partial sun</strong> typically means the plants <u>need</u> some direct sun, so the emphasis is on meeting the required minimum hours of sunlight, with filtered sunlight or shade the balance of the day.
Both are best with shelter from the harshest late afternoon sun. This shade could be provided by a structure, a wall, larger plants or  tree(s).
    Partial shade to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Supplemental moisture may be needed in very hot or dry conditions.

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