Clusters of blue, one-inch flowers from late May to early July. Dark, blue-green, arching, grasslike leaves grow in clumps. Leaves and stems are edible fresh or cooked.
Native Environment: Prairie, Savanna/Woodland
Culture: Grow in average, dry to medium wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Bloom may be less profuse in shade. Cut back to 6-12" in mid-summer to encourage fresh growth and repeat bloom.
Use: A long-blooming perennial for the back of the border, naturalized area, meadow or lighlty shaded woodland garden.
Height:24 to 30 inches
Spread: 18 to 24 inches
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Bloom Time: May to July
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
Sun Exposure: Full Sun/Medium Sun/Average Shade
Soil Moisture: Moderate/High
Special Usage: Edible
Tolerate: Drought, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil