Gorgeous 2″ magenta flowers with fringed petals, blooms on erect stems in spring to mid-summer. Foliage is blueish green, deeply divided lobes. Stems have a whitish coating that can be rubbed off.
Full sun, and extremely drought tolerant plant Native to prairies and glades of the Ozarks. Flowering stems stand erect without support and make quite a show of purple dancing in the wind.
Native Environment: Prairie / Glade
Height: 2 to 4 feet
Spread: 2 to feet
USDA Zone: 5 - 8
USDA Symbol: cadi2
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Color: Purple / Red
Bloom Time: May to September
Soil Description: Rocky soils.
Soil Moisture: Dry
Nature Attracting: Butterfly, Native Bees, Pollinators/Beneficial Insects