• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 14 to 22 in. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Showy Summer Flowers
    Blooms:
    Midsummer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:AL-ee-um
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 14 to 22 in. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Midsummer
    Flower color:Purplish-pink
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Companion PlantsCranesbill (Geranium); Coneflower (Echinacea); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Easily grown in average, well-drained soil; does not tolerate soggy, waterlogged soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, tolerates drier conditions. Remove old, faded foliage before new growth appears in spring. Clumps may be divided in early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Hybridized by breeder Mark McDonough.

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