Tall vertical plant with fine textured foliage the entire length of the stem. Interesting spike flowers that open from the top down.
Moist well-drained soil in a full sun location. Good drainage is critical in maintaining the plant. Drought tolerant once established.
'Kobold' 18-24 inches tall, compact habit, lavender flowers
'Floristan Weiss' 18-24 inches tall, creamy white flowers
'Floristan Violet' 3 feet tall, purple flowers
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Rhizoctonia, Cercospora, verticillium, botyris
Good drainage is critical especially over the winter. May need staking. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Reported to be deer resistant.