Underrated and underused superior pollinator magnet with late flowering season. Attracts many butterflies, native bees, honey bees and small birds. Recommended by Mt. Cuba Center!
More suitable for naturalization, because it spreads with rhizomes.
Very fine, unusual airy structure. 2-3' tall x 2' wide and spreading. Flowers in August and October.
Full sun, drier to dry soils, preferably poorer, sandier, shallow or more "extreme" soils. This plant spreads, but usually stays only there, where it can compete - in sunny and dry spots.
Hardy in zones 5 to 10.
Native wildflowers to all east-coastal states and Kentucky, see the USDA distribution map.
Best for natural or natural looking areas, pollinator and butterfly gardens, preferably on full sun and dry soil.
Pot size : square 3.5" x 4" deep perennial pot
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