|A hardy annual or tender perennial
native to the Midwest and southern United States. A typical member of the Mint family with
its distinctive square stems. Flowers are arranged in whorls stair-stepping up a single
stem. Blooms are deep purple to lavender surrounded by colored bracts. Grows in various
soil types and prefers full sunlight. Can tolerate very dry conditions. A stately plant
excellent for cutting, grows well almost anywhere.
Average planting success with this species: 80%
Copyrighted images and text used with
permission from the Wildseed Farms.