Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry. Tolerates dry conditions when established.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Clumps reach 1 - 3 ft. tall and 2 - 3 ft. wide; flower spikes to 3 ft. tall.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Attracts Hummingbirds
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Purple flowers, summer through fall.
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Plant type:Perennial
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Clumps reach 1 - 3 ft. tall and 2 - 3 ft. wide; flower spikes to 3 ft. tall.
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Purple flowers, summer through fall.
Flower color:Purple
Garden styleCottage, Rustic
Care Information
Thrives in moderately fertile, well-drained soil, with part afternoon shade. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Shear mid- to late summer to allow a new flush of flowers.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry. Tolerates dry conditions when established.
History:
A 1999 Plant Select® winner, selected for outstanding garden performance throughout the high plains and inter-mountain areas of the Rocky Mountain region. Plant Select® is a collaboration of Colorado State University, Denver Botanic Gardens, and the green industry, helping gardeners and horticultural professionals transform the American landscape to a vibrancy inspired by our western regional landscape.