• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast growing; quickly reaches 22 in. tall, 16 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Compact and Colorful
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:PEN-stem-on
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth habit:Compact, Rounded, Upright
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing; quickly reaches 22 in. tall, 16 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Purple
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsSwitch Grass (Panicum); Coneflower (Echinacea); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Sedum (Sedum)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Prefers average to lean, well-drained soils; highly adaptable. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, tolerates periodic drought. Feed sparingly during growing season. Remove spent flowers to encourage continuous bloom. Cut back old foliage before new growth emerges in early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    This is a Monrovia exclusive introduction for 2019, developed by Terra Nova in Canby, Oregon.