Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||spoh-ROB-ah-lus het-er-OH-le-pis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 1 1/2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide; 3 ft. tall in bloom.|
|Bloom Time||Summer to Fall|
|Landscape Use||Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Wildlife Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||North American Native|
Tolerates a range of soils, including heavy clay; prefers slightly dry, rocky soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; allow to dry slightly between intervals. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates drought. Remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 9