Summer to Fall Plant for Spring finish
Spring prune early before bud break, then again after flowering to produce another flush of new growth
General pest and disease practices as listed in the notes. Aphids can be problem.
Plants are late to leaf in spring coming out of winter dormancy.
-Be careful not to prune the new growth in Spring as you will eliminate the flowers.
-Using a 3-4 month slow release fertilizer may reduce the amount of flush in early Spring