• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, requires only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate grower; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dwarf Grass
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:pen-ih-SEE-tum al-oh-pek-yur-OH-id-eez
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth habit:Compact
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate grower; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Red
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesFlowers for Cutting
    Garden styleContemporary, Rustic
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Salvia (Salvia); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Sedum (Sedum)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide average, well-drained soil. Avoid heavy, wet clay soils. In mild winter areas, prune to 6 inches above ground in fall or spring and fertilize to rejuvenate. Treat as an annual in colder winter climates.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, requires only occasional watering.

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