Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 4-6 ft Width: 2-4 ft
Flower Color: white,lavender
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers
Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden especially in sunny moist areas.
Considerations: Tall, can appear weedy especially when not in flower.
Propagation: Seed, division.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, clay, loam
Soil pH Range: Adaptable
Attracts many pollinators, especially important for native bees. Birds and other wildlife consume fruit. Larval host plant for clymene moth (Haploa clymene).
Native Habitats: Moist to wet places often in partial shade, edges of streams and rivers.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: