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sapanaria officinalis

Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates poor rocky or sandy soils. Tends to flop when grown in rich soils. Spreads by rhizomes, but is not as aggressive as the species. Deadhead spent flowers to prolong bloom period. This cultivar does not come true from seed and should be propagated by division in either spring or autumn.  

Growing Conditions

Height 12 to 24 inches
Light Requirements Full sun
Bloom time July to September
Zone 3 to 8

Additional Info

Can be somewhat aggressive in optimum growing conditions


All info from Missouri Botanical Garden