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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 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 35-47 inches
Plant Spread: 23-29 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Lavender
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season. June - September.
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2005-09-26
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Location: Missouri Botanical Garden (MOBOT) - St LouisDate: 2-25-13
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Location: MOBOT -   St LouisDate: 2013-02-25
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Location: Missouri Botanical Garden (MOBOT) - St LouisDate: 2-25-13
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lots of seed to trade or sase by rockskipper Apr 1, 2021 7:09 PM 16

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