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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 24 - 60 inches
Plant Spread: 18 - 24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Lavender with white star eye
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
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Location: Indiana zone 5
Date: 2013-07-02
Location: Indiana  Zone 5
Date: 2012-05-08
close-up
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2014-07-19
Note the tiny white spider in the middle right blossom.

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Location: charlottetown, pei, canada
Date: 2016-08-26
closer view of same plant.
Location: charlottetown, pei, canada
Date: 2016-08-26
hardy and attractive variety.
Location: Orangeburg, SC
Date: 2013-06-22
I love this plant
Location: Tennessee
courtesy Sunlight Gardens, www.sunlightgardens.com
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-08-27
Photo by Hazelcrestmikeb
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C. 
Date: 2007-07-26
A bluer tone in the shade.
Location: Putnam County Indiana
Date: 2011-07-13

Date: 2015-07-13
Location: Maryland
Date: 2015-06-26
Buds just about to open
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2006-06-24
With Phlox 'Nicky'.
Location: Shamong, NJ
Date: 2019-07-09
Location: Aurora, On
Date: 2010-08-07
Photo by Hazelcrestmikeb
Location: Kenmore, NY  
Date: 2010-07-14

Photo Courtesy of Garden Perennials. Used with Permission.
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Date: 2014-01-23
Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.
Location: Maryland
Date: 2015-06-30
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2009-07-14
My yard, zone 6
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2008-08-30
My yard, zone 6
Location: Holladay, UT

Date: 2015-07-13
Location: my garden in Frederick MD
Date: 2015-07-05

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2006-06-24
With Veronica 'Red Fox'

Date: 2007-07-06
Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2009-07-14
My yard, zone 6
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2011-08-25
My yard, zone 6
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2011-08-25
My yard, zone 6

Date: 2015-07-13

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Comments:
  • Posted by Claudia (Greencastle IN - Zone 5b) on Jan 27, 2012 7:13 PM concerning plant:
    Have found this to be an outstanding plant that blooms all summer into fall here!
  • Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Jan 15, 2012 5:59 AM concerning plant:
    'Laura' has done well in our brutally hot and humid summers. Very mildew resistant, the plant grows to 3 feet and has purple-lavender flowers with white eyes.
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