Elegant violet or magenta 1 inch tubular flowers with white lobes on woolly branching stalks from June through July, a woolly stem with 2-4" leaves almost up to the flowering head, drought tolerant once established, unusual cut flower, attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, bees & moths, food plant for Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly caterpillars (Euphydryas phaeton), prefers well-drained soil.
1-3 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-9b
Native Range: ME s. QC & s. ON to WI, south to VA, & n. TN. Rare in MA & RI
Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks
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