This clump-forming member of the mint family features lavender, two-lipped tubular flowers that rest on whorls of pink leaves.
This clump-forming member of the mint family features lavender, two-lipped tubular flowers that rest on whorls of pink leaves. The leaves of this plant can be used in teas. Bees and butterflies are attracted to the blooms that appear during a long summer blooming period. Tolerates poor soil and some drought. Is deer resistant.
Partial shade to full sun
Likes dry to medium dry soil
Average Landscape Size:
Growth Height: 2’-4’
Growth Width: 2’-3’
Showy fragrant blooms make good cut or dried flowers
Provides color and contrast for herb gardens, wild gardens, native plant gardens, meadows or naturalized areas
2’-4’H X 2’-3’W
Grows best in dry to moderately moist well-drained soil but can tolerate poor soil and some drought. Needs good air circulation. Powdery mildew can become a problem for plants that are crowded. These plants can grow in a range of light conditions from full sun to partial shade. Removal of dead flowers can help to prolong the summer blooming season. Will self-seed.
Water:Likes dry to medium dry soil
Sunlight:Partial shade to full sun
- Attracts Butterflies
- Deer Resistant
- Cut Flowers
- Rock Garden
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