• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast growing, upright habit; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Carefree Color
    Blooms:
    Summer
    Landscape Uses:
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:as-KLEE-pee-us tu-be-RO-sa
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing, upright habit; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Orange
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Companion PlantsConeflower (Echinacea); Ornamental Onion (Allium); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Salvia (Salvia); Wallflower (Erysimum)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Grows easily in average, well-drained soils; does not tolerates soggy soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Clip spent blooms after flowering, and remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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