Large round heads of vanilla-scented, rosy pink flowers bloom in late summer. Butterflies flock to the flowers. Whorled leaves scale tall sturdy stems making the plant attractive in the landscape even when it is not blooming.
Native Environment: Savanna and Woodland
Culture: Grow in full sun or light shade with average to moist soil. Pinch back early in the growing season for shorter plants and more flowers.
Use: Use as a focal point in a perennial garde, in butterfly gardens, in moist areas, and rain gardens.
Height: 4 to 7 feet
Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Color: Medium Pink
Flower: Showy, Fragrant
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
Sun Exposure: Full Sun/Medium Sun/Average Shade
Season of Interest: Late (July - frost)
Soil Moisture: High
Wildlife Benefit: Butterfly Nectar
Nature Attracting: Butterfly/Beneficial Insects
Tolerate: Deer, Clay Soil, Wet Soil