Delicate spikes of red - purple coloured flowers, rise from the low growing rosette type foliage, attracting bees to your garden. Foliage will die down in autumn and it is hardy.
Month Available: May
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Purple
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Summer flowering
Height / Spread: 30cm x 25cm (12in x 10in)
These look wonderful in the garden, but I also like to dry the flowers for use in flower arrangements
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Caterpillars, Powdery Mildew
Plant Care: Remove faded flower spikes after flowering. Remove old over-wintered stems in early spring
Care and Time: Medium - spring
Benefits: Eye catching and unique flowers, with a dwarf habit. A very popular variety and will attract bees and butterflies.
History: This variety of a traditional garden plant has been bred for its compact habit.
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