This perennial has lemon-yellow flowers in early summer to fall that bloom for a day. The showy flowering stalks rise above the green grassy foliage reaching 22 inches(18’’ wide). This low maintenance, easy to grow perennial aesthetically enhances landscapes by planting in masses or borders.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant
Soil Conditions: Prefers dry, well-drained soil with high organic matter content
Cold Hardiness Zone: 4-11
This low-maintenance perennial needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. The first year of growth requires watering weekly. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Remove old flower stalks to maintain its appearance.