Its sweet vanilla smell draws butterflies and hummingbirds, but this is one tough, versatile plant. Suitable for moist soil, such as next to a lake, but also tolerant of dry conditions. Excellent for everything from large landscape projects to naturalizing to cut-flower arrangements.
Foliage TypeNarrow elliptic to ovate leaves in medium green approximately 3-6" long.
Bloom TimeMid to late Summer and Early Fall.
Flower FormClustered umbel-like cymes approximately 2" across. Vanilla scented.
Soil RequirementsPrefers well drained soil.
Winter CareMulch is advisable for the coldest zones.
Additional InformationSlow to emerge in the spring, so mark their location well.
State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
Planting InstructionsDig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Work soil around the roots, firm well and water thoroughly. Plant between 30-36'' apart as plants eventually from clusters 3' across.
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