Very hardy and requires very little attention.
Grows best in well-drained soil high in organic matter.
Water regularly especially during dry periods.
Feed occasionally with bone meal.
Attracts hummingbirds. Hardiness zones 3-9. Ht: 10-12 inches. Blooms June to July.
Small green, heart-shaped leaves are edged with gold. Deep lavender flowers appear from mid to late summer.
For best effect, plant as an edging, ground cover or foundation planting.
Apply a summer mulch to retain moisture and encourage development of the finest, sturdiest plant. Remove faded flower stalks for best display.
- 20 - 30 cm
- Soil type
- Partial shade
- Full shade
- Moist but well-drained