• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Carefree and Colorful
    Late Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:SI-ti-sus spah-chee-AH-nus
    Plant type:Shrub
    Growth habit:Rounded
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Late Spring
    Flower color:Yellow
    Garden styleCottage
    Design IdeasTake advantage of its fast and easy growing qualities by using it for edges, backgrounds and as single specimens in the garden. Place in corners, at edges of buildings and along fences to add beauty to dull architecture.
    Companion PlantsSmoke Bush (Cotinus); Heather (Calluna); Shrub Rose (Rosa); California Lilac (Ceanothus); Lilac (Syringa)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Adapts to a wide range of soil and moisture conditions; thrives in poor, infertile soil. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system; tolerates drought and heat when established. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. For a neat appearance, prune annually after flowering.Pruning time: spring after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.