Leptodermis oblongaItem #2077 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9
Dwarf, mounding, shrub provides an outstanding all-summer display of dainty lilac flowers. Attractive fine textured green foliage and compact habit makes this shrub ideal for containers and the front of a perennial border. Deciduous.
- DetailPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Reaches 12-18 in. tall, spreading 18-24 in. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Late spring to summer.Flower color:PurpleCompanion PlantsDogwood (Cornus); Weigela (Weigela); Spirea (Spiraea); Clematis (Clrematis); Wisteria (Wisteria)
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep extentsive root system. Cut back hard and feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Trim off spent flowers to encourage reblooming.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.