Common Name: Purpletassels
Height to: 14"
Width to: 12"
USDA Hardiness Zones:
Bloom Description: Purpletassels (Dalea gattingeri) produce small, vivid rose-purple, 3 or 4 ranked flowers, 1/2" across, in dense flower spikes.
- 20 to 10ºF ZONE 8
- 30 to 20ºF ZONE 9
- 40 to 30ºF ZONE 10
Soil Type: moderately fertile, moist but well drained soil
Pests and Diseases: Purpletassels (Dalea gattingeri) is susceptible to rust
- early summer
- mid summer
- late summer
Propagation: sow Purpletassels (Dalea gattingeri) seed in situ or in pots
Winter Sowing Zones: None
Native to: Tennessee or N.W. Alabama
Purpletassels (Dalea gattingeri) is an herbaceous perennial.
Source: The American Horticultural Society A to Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants
USDA Heat Zones (days above 86ºF):
Submitted by: Pectiwiccan
- 90 to 120 days ZONE 8
- 120 to 150 days ZONE 9
- 150 to 180 days ZONE 10