|This is a hardy, semi-shrubby, bushy perennial, to 3' tall and 30" wide. Leaves are ovate to elliptic, entire, medium green, to 1 1/2" long. 'Pat Vlasto' has pinkish-orange flowers that are in tall, terminal spikes. Outstanding for mass plantings, borders, or containers. Thrives in full sun. Heat and drought tolerant. S. x jamensis is a hybrid of S. greggii and S. microphylla.