Large clusters (3-4 inch) of deep violet flowers on bold erect stems from August to October, narrow 4-8 inch leaves grow all the way up the stems, drought and clay tolerant, host to American Painted Lady Butterfly caterpillar (Vanessa virginiensis), attracts butterflies, good rain garden plant.
3-6 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 5a-9b
Native Range: MA & NY south to GA, west to MI, WV, & OH. Rare in NY & OH
Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 4 weeks
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