Water occasionally once established; more in containers and extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||SEE-dum AL-bum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 6 in. tall, 24 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Summer through Fall|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Container, Green Roof, Rock Garden, Ground Cover, Naturalized Areas|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Watering Needs||Water occasionally once established; more in containers and extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium); Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe)|
Thrives in well-drained soils. Takes light shade, particularly in hot summer climates. Water deeply and regularly the first season to establish a root system; less often once established. Take care not to overwater. Fertilize sparingly.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8