Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||brun-FELZ-ee-uh mag-NIF-ih-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Prolifically in spring and fall; sporadically, year-round.|
|Design Ideas||This unique shrub bears flowers in white, lavender and purple hues simultaneously. It is a rare source of blue tones among tropical plants and is a reliable performer in all but the hottest climates. Grow as a foundation planting where it can be seen from indoors. Make it a central feature of a filtered shade garden. Use next to doorways or at gates to appreciate it up close. Grows rather well under the canopies of large conifers.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Showy Flowering Shrub|
Provide enriched, slightly acidic soil with mulch to conserve moisture. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun exposure. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer in early spring. For a formal appearance, prune annually after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 11