Height: This rhizomatous perennial can grow from 3 to 5 ft. tall.
Habitat: Grows best in well drained soil and full to part sun.
Foliage: Alternate, lance shaped, green leaves.
Flowers (Inflorescence): Beautiful spikes of large purple and red flowers with white centers. Blooms May though September.
Fruits: Seed heads break open and a white fluff unfolds with the seed attached. Fluff helps the seed to float in the air.
Natural Habitat: Found most anywhere there is an open area.
Why is it good for my garden? This striking perennial is great for areas that need a large splash of color. This plant adapts to most any area. Bees love this plant and a lot of honey bees use it, makes some of the best honey you will ever taste. If you are planting a pollinator garden this is a must have.
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