Once established, needs occasional watering; supplement in dry hot spells.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||PROO-nus ma-RIH-tih-muh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Edible, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Showy Fruit, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs occasional watering; supplement in dry hot spells.|
|Companion Plants||Eastern Snowball (Viburnum); Lilac (Syringa); Coneflower (Echinacea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Rose Of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)|
Thrives in loose, fast draining soils laden with sand or gravel. Follow a regular schedule of deep waterings during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce watering frequency once established. Prune to shape and remove dead or damaged branches, and fertilize in late winter before blooms emerge.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7