• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering; supplement in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate grower to 18 in. tall with a tight, uniform habit.
    Key Feature:
    Rock Garden Plant
    Blooms:
    Late Spring through Early Fall
  • Detail
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 18 in. tall with a tight, uniform habit.
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Late Spring through Early Fall
    Flower color:Purplish-pink
    Garden styleContemporary
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsJuniper (Juniperus); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Catmint (Nepeta); Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia); Gayfeather (Liatris)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in average to very lean, well-drained soils. Water regularly the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system; water deeply, less frequently once established. Feed with a slow-release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring; repeat after first bloom flush. Shear foliage lightly to neaten and promote rebloom.
    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 to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering; supplement in extreme heat.

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