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Part to light shade, medium to dry moisture level, tolerant of a range of soils, slightly acid pH. 8-20 inches height, blooms in spring, lavender/white/pink flowers, spreads by runners but not aggressive.
Germination Code: L, D. Only a small percentage of seeds will germinate so sow thickly.
Native Region: Middle and East Tennessee
Short-lived perennial that likes a bit of shade in the afternoon. Hairy leaves appear frosted and are attractive even when plant is not in bloom. Develops into small colonies if it is in a spot that it likes. Good food source for early bees and butterflies.