• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slow growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall, and only 1 1/2 to 2 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dramatic Foliage Color
    Blooms:
    Late Summer to Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:mis-KAN-thus sin-EN-sis
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth habit:Compact, Narrow
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Slow growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall, and only 1 1/2 to 2 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Variegated
    Blooms:Late Summer to Fall
    Flower color:Red
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsNinebark (Physocarpus); Juniper (Juniperus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Cranesbill (Geranium); Catmint (Nepeta)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Easily grown in average, evenly moist, well-drained, loamy soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, tolerates moderate dry spells. Cut foliage clumps back to 3 inches above the ground and apply fertilizer in late winter to early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.