A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants
Full sun; medium to dry moisture level; requires sandy or rocky soil; ? pH.
1 foot height by 2-3 feet spread; blooms May-June; pinkish lavender flowers.
Growth Rate: ?
Maintenance: Easy to grow as long as its requirements are met.
Propagation: Easy from cuttings
Native Region: Only found along sandy, rocky streambanks in the Cumberland Mountains
Designated a “Threatened Species” in Tennessee. A member of the mint family and is a desirable plant for rock gardens. Its tiny, fragrant, needle-like foliage has the look and aroma of the kitchen herb rosemary. Semi-evergreen leaves.