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Full sun preferred but will tolerate some shade, moderately wet to moderately dry soil, accepts most soils including clay, neutral pH. 3-5 ft. height, blooms in summer, purple flowers, re-seeds well.
Germination Code: A
Native Region: Lightly in Middle Tennessee and the Valley and Ridge province of eastern Tennessee
Blooms for a long period and is a very attractive, dependable wildflower. Easy to grow. Attracts bees, a wide range of butterflies, and some moths including Sphinx moth. Larval food for some butterflies and moths. Goldfinches eat the seed.