Water occasionally for more vigorous growth.
|Botanical Pronunciation||as-KLE-pee-us spee-see-OH-suh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 1 to 3 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hillside, Wildlife Garden, Naturalized Areas|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Water occasionally for more vigorous growth.|
|Companion Plants||Yarrow (Achillea); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Coneflower (Echinacea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Trumpet Vine (Campsis); Bee Balm (Monarda)|
Plant in full sun and mulch heavily. Water well the first month to establish. Grows more vigorously is moist soil and near water, but can tolerate drought. Cut off seed pods if reseeding is not desired. Does not transplant well once established.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9