Himalayan Leptodermis

Leptodermis oblonga

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Dwarf, mounding shrub with an outstanding display of lilac-scented pale purple flowers. Reblooms continuously throughout summer. Attractive fine textured green foliage and compact habit is perfect for small space foundation planting. Spot into mixed borders or use to tidy the front. Ideal for containers. Deciduous shrub. Full sun. Fast growth 12 to 18 inches tall, 18 to 24 inches wide.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationlep-toh-DER-mis ob-LON-guh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 12-18 in. tall, spreading 18-24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate spring to summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureProlific Bloomer

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep extentsive root system. Cut back hard and feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Trim off spent flowers to encourage reblooming.

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