These plants can grow up to four feet tall and produce pale purple flowers from mid-September to October. The small but showy flowers attract butterflies.
These plants can grow up to four feet tall and produce pale purple flowers from mid-September to October. The small but showy flowers attract butterflies. They grow in even bad conditions and can tolerate drought, erosion, dry soil and shallow or rocky soil. In the wild, these flowers grow in rocky glades, dry open woods and thickets.
Water regularly but do not overwater
Average Landscape Size:
Growth Height: 2’-4’
Growth Width: 1’-2’
Showy purple flowers with yellow centers attract butterflies
Good for borders as well as wildflower gardens, native gardens and cottage gardens
Medium green to grayish blue
Violet to purple with yellow centers
2-4’H X 1-2’W
This plant is very adaptable, even in bad or rocky soil conditions. Taller plants may need stakes for support. They require little maintenance and are plagued by few insect or disease issues. Will self-seed each year.
Water:Water regularly but do not overwater
- Attracts Butterflies
- Rock Garden
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