• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial shade to partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Clumping growth, 3 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Summer Flowering
    Blooms:
    Late Summer to Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:yoo-puh-TOR-ee-um pur-PUR-ee-um
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth habit:Compact
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Clumping growth, 3 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Late Summer to Fall
    Flower color:Purplish-pink
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsSedge (Carex); Turtlehead (Chelone); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Iris (Iris); Bee Balm (Monarda);
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins 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 partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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