- Herbaceous perennial
- USDA hardiness zones:
- Full sun to part shade
- Dry to medium
Easily grown in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Best in full sun. This is an adaptable plant that is tolerant of drought, heat, humidity and poor soil. Divide clumps when they become overcrowded (about every 4 years). Plants usually rebloom without deadheading, however prompt removal of spent flowers encourages continued bloom and improves general appearance. 'Amado' is a seed strain. Flowers will appear the first year about 20 weeks after sowing. In colder climates, start seed indoors in late January. Plants may self-seed in the garden.
Size and growth:
- 2.0 to 3.0 feet
- 1.5 to 2.0 feet
Bloom / flowers:
- June - August
- White rays with greenish-orange center cone
Showy flowers, Birds, White, and Butterflies
Border fronts, rock gardens or part shade areas of open woodland gardens. Best in groups or massed. Attractive specimen/accent.
No serious insect or disease problems.