• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Fragrant Spring Flowers
    Blooms:
    Early Spring
  • Detail
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.
    Special features:Easy Care, Waterwise
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Early Spring
    Flower color:Purple
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Companion PlantsBoxwood (Buxus); Peony (Paeonia); Black-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soils. Needs good air circulation. Water deeply, regularly in the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; increase frequency again before and during spring bloom period. Fertilize in early spring. Prune after flowering.Pruning time: late winter or early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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