• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 9 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Beautiful Flowering Shrub
    Blooms:
    Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:see-an-O-thus thy-ri-FLOH-rus
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:5 - 9, 14 - 24
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 9 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:Blue
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Companion PlantsSmoke Tree (Cotinus); Juniper (Juniperus); Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia); Shrub Rose (Rosa); Broom (Cytisus)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Adapts to most soils, provided well-drained; intolerant of soggy soils. Water regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune lightly in early summer to create a more dense habit.Pruning time: spring after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more often in extreme heat.

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