|'Alice' is a strong growing 8 to 10 foot tall cultivar. It's flowers are up to 12 inches long, semi-arching panicles. The foliage is dark green, becoming a beautiful burgundy in the autumn. Easy to propogate.
This southeastern native is often seen clinging to shallow soiled slopes in its natural environment. Form is deciduous and mounding. Grows to 6 foot tall and 8 feet wide. Leaves have 5-7 deep lobes that give leaves
an oak-like shape. Fall color is bronze to purple and midsummer to fall flowers are creamy panicles. Sterile flowers turn pink as they age. To keep in good shape, remove any crossing or scraggly branches in winter or early spring.