This cultivar of a U.S. prairie plant offers the garden spikes of purple, fuzzy-looking flowers that open from the top down on plants up to 2 feet tall and 18 inches wide. The show starts in late summer and attracts butterflies and bees. Grow it in a moist meadow or border. The flowers are also beautiful in a vase.
Fuzzy purple flower spikes. U.S. native. Attracts butterflies and bees. No staking is needed.
Needs consistently moist, light, well-drained soil and full sun.
Divide clumps in spring, or start seeds in a cold frame in fall.