Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water Needs: Average, regular watering
Height: 2'- 5'
Spread: 1'-3' Spreads by rhizomens and self-seeding.
Bloom Time: June-September
Bloom Description: Pink-Magenta
Soil Drainage: Moist but well-drained, Pooly Drained, Well-Drained
Suggested Use: Naturalize
Attracts: Attracts bees, moths and hummingbirds. Larval Host: White lined sphinx moth. Special Value to Honey Bees
Tips: Promptly remove spent flower stems to encourage additional bloom and to prevent unwanted self-seeding. Plants spread by both rhizomes and self-seeding (seeds have silky seed hairs which facilitate easy dispersal by the wind to remote areas). This plant can be both persistent and aggressive in garden areas. Some susceptibility to powdery mildew, downy mildew, rust and fungal leaf spots.