• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Carefree Summer Color
    Blooms:
    Midsummer through Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:BUD-lee-a da-VID-i
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Rounded
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
    Special features:Easy Care, Fast Growing, Waterwise
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Midsummer through Fall
    Flower color:Purple
    Companion PlantsBlack-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia); Milkweed (Asclepias); Heliotrope (Heliotropium); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Coneflower (Echinacea); Salvia (Salvia)
  • 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.Pruning time: in mild winter areas: fall after flowering or late winter..
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.