Pronunciation: ser-at-oh-STIG-muh plum-bag-ih-NOY-deez
|Description||Showy, versatile and durable groundcover for sun or shade. Electric blue flowers are set off by bronze-green to dark green leaves on wiry stems. Spreads slowly, providing wonderful drifts of color. As the flowers fade, the autumn foliage takes center stage, developing brilliant shades of red. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Summer to early fall|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 12 to 18 in. tall and wide, spreading wider over time.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fall Color, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Coral Bells (Heuchera)|
|Care||Highly adaptable to a wide range of soil types; avoid wet, poorly-drained sites. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Space plants 1 1/2 ft. apart as a groundcover, or closer for faster coverage; control weeds until plants fill in.|
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.