Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||mel-am-POH-dee-um lew-KAN-thum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Spring to Fall|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Heat Loving|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Penstemon (Penstemon); Austrian Pine (Pinus nigra); Gaura (Gaura)|
Thrives in lean, sandy, well-drained soil; benefits from a gravel mulch. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; blooms best with periodic water but tolerates drought. Avoid excess winter moisture. Fertilizer in early spring. Lightly prune spent flowers to encourage prolific bloom.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-11