Type of plant: Perennials
Bloom color: Pink, Rose/Mauve
Bloom time of year: Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid Fall
Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade
Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11
Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Spacing: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm), 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
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Thank you! This is an incredible plant. HUGE flowerhead that lasts a long time.
How could I grow this in Zone 6b?
Kell: That is a great photo, beautiful plant!
dianecaton: Maybe you could grow it as an annual or indoors as a house plant?
Here's the growing information for it: http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/60114/ I might have to give this one a try myself ... sure is pretty, and it looks like 3 vendors have it for sale!
I am not sure you can grow it in your zone for this is a biennial. The first year it grows big and then in the spring in the second year it blooms big.
Though I might have planted mine late in the summer of 2007 now that I am thinking about it and it did not bloom till this spring.
I planted 1 and it divided itself into 2. And when they recently collapsed, I saw I have 2 more