Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||kal-LIS-tem-on si-TRI-nus|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 10 to 12 ft. tall and wide in 10 years; slightly larger with age.|
|Bloom Time||Spring to summer; nearly year-round in temperate regions.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly, Heat Loving|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Carefree Color|
Thrives in average, lightly acidic, well-drained soil; avoid alkaline soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. More drought tolerant in coastal areas; less tolerant in hot, arid regions. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Prune to shape after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 11