Himalayan Leptodermis

Leptodermis oblonga

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02077
Dwarf, mounding, shrub provides an outstanding summer display of dainty lilac flowers. Attractive fine textured green foliage and compact habit makes this shrub ideal for containers or mid-border. Deciduous.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationlep-toh-DER-mis ob-LON-guh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 12-18 in. tall, spreading 18-24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate spring to summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep extentsive root system. Cut back hard and feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Trim off spent flowers to encourage reblooming.

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