The large flower clusters, interesting seed pods, and striking palm-like leaves on tall plants add drama to any garden. Great for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. A wonderful, fragrant, cut flower in shades of white, pink, rose, and violet. Plants require little care and remain attractive even in heat, tolerate some drought, and often reseed to come back year after year.
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Botanical Name: Tarenaya hassleriana
Native: South America
Plant Dimensions: 3'–5' tall
Variety Information: 3″–6″ diameter clusters in white, pink, rose, or violet
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: Summer to frost
Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Rabbit Resistant
When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date.
When to Start Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date. Transplant once nighttime air temperatures are above 50°F. Germination may be erratic.
Days to Emerge: 10–28 days
Seed Depth: Press into surface
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12″–24″
Thinning: When 2″ tall, thin to 1 every 12″–24″