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Full to part sun, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, tolerant of a wide range of soils, neutral pH. 3 ft. height, blooms in summer, magenta flowers.
Germination Code: C (30)
Native Region: Occurs only in Stewart, Williamson, Rutherford, and Hamilton counties
Designated a “Special Concern” plant in Tennessee. Rich red purple colored flowers. Easy to grow, nice addition to the garden, non-invasive. Attracts butterflies and bees. Larval food for Monarch butterflies.