Beloved by bees, butterflies and one of the best hummingbird magnets nature has to offer! This is the species most commonly used for medicinal purposes. Infusion of the aerial parts can be used to improve digestion by reducing flatulence. Foliage is also aromatic and delicious used as tea or added to meat and bean dishes.
Wild and wily flowers form with tubular petals on pincushion heads borne above colorful bracts in July and August. Good for borders, for wet areas and for cutting.
Plant 16-20" apart in light shade in moist soil. Thrives in full sun if given adequate moisture or mulched with leaf mold; tolerates most conditions. Native to North America. Z3. Maine Grown. (bare-root crowns)
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