Once established, needs only occasional watering.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||PEN-steh-mon PAIR-ee-eye|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 4 ft. tall, 1 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring to Summer|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Companion Plants||Redbud (Cercis); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Catmint (Nepeta); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca)|
Thrives in lean to average, fast draining soil. Water deeply at regular intervals during first growing season. Drought tolerant once established; provide supplemental water in extreme summer heat. One or two light waterings may prevent dormancy in late summer.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11