• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Drought tolerant once established.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall and 4 to 5 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Showy Flowers
    Blooms:
    Midsummer to Late Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:Loganiaceae
    Plant type:Perennial, Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Compact, Mounding
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall and 4 to 5 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Midsummer to Late Fall
    Flower color:Red
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Prefers well-drained, fertile soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Clip spent flowers to promote continued bloom. May die to the ground in colder zones, regrowing from the roots in spring. Elsewhere, prune in late fall or early spring. Feed in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Drought tolerant once established.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Developed by Dr. Dennis Werner of NC State University.

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