‘Amethyst Star’ Shooting Star Flower

‘Amethyst Star’ Shooting Star Flower

Pseuderanthemum laxiflorum 'Amethyst Stars'

Perfect selection for using as a tender perennial or annual, this bushy, upright plant produces clusters of purple flowers in late summer to fall.

Bloom/Feature

Lavender flowers in late summer to fall

Plant Type

AnnualsPerennials

USDA Zones

9, 10, 11

Zone Detail

Hardy to 20 to 30°F

Key Features

Erosion Control

Flowering Season

Summer to Fall

Use

Exposure

Full Sun

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Tolerates a wide range

Fertilizer

Yearly in early spring

Dimensions

2-3' H x 2-3' W

Pruning

None needed; shape as desired after fall bloom

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full Sun to Part Shade
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants