Gro-Low Fragrant Sumac
Rhus aromatica 'Gro-Low'
|Description||A tough, fast-growing groundcover for slopes or banks, and areas with poor, dry soil. The glossy, green foliage displays an excellent red fall color and is fragrant when brushed against or leaves are crushed. Works well in border plantings, backed by taller shrubs and perennials. Deciduous.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, spreading 6 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Ground Cover, Hillside|
|Design Ideas||A beautiful spreading bank cover that can take poor, dry soil. Also a fine plant to include in the border with perennials and taller shrubs.|
|Companion Plants||Pine (Pinus); Forsythia (Forsythia); Rose (Rosa); Euonymus (Euonymus); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)|
|Care||Highly adaptable; grows easily in poor to average soil, provided it is well-drained. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Space 5 ft. apart as groundcover; closer for faster coverage. Control weeds with mulch until plants fill in.|
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