Native Region: Western China, Tibet
Zone Range: 05-09
Preferred Climate: Temperate
Harvest Date: Tuesday 16 September, 2014
Seed count: 40-50
This erect perennial bears numerous long-stalked fluffy lilac flowers in midsummer. The foliage is also attractive. Makes a good plant for the back of the border in a woodland garden. Height 4 feet.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame as soon as ripe or in early spring. Grow in moist, humusy soil in partial shade. Divide every three years to maintain vigor.