Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.
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Deciduous shrub with light-green foliage, rose-pink flowers
Plant in full sun to partial shade
Plant in rich but well-drained soil
Water regularly until established; fertilize in spring; prune one-half to one-third when dormant
Deadhead to prevent the formation of seeds that produce unwanted seedlings
Height: 2-3 feet; width: to 3 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 4-9:
Zone 4: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; avoid contact with salt; may suffer some tip dieback in this zone.
Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost.
Zone 7: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost.
Zone 8: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall.
Zone 9: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch in fall; may defoliate early in hot, dry weather.
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