• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 6 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Profusion of Vibrant Blooms
    Blooms:
    Throughout the year; heaviest in spring.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:al-ee-OJ-e-nee hew-GEL-eye
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 6 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
    Special features:Waterwise, Year-round Interest
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Throughout the year; heaviest in spring.
    Flower color:Purple
    Garden styleCottage, Tropical
    Companion PlantsLantana (Lantana); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Cordyline (Cordyline); Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide well-drained soil, with full sun and shelter from strong winds; adaptable to most soil types. Keep roots cool with mulch. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Prune back after spring bloom flush to promote dense growth.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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