USDA Hardiness Zones
4 - 9
June - August
A late and long flowering perennial that forms large clumps of color. Good for cutting and aromatic foliage.
Moist well-drained soil in sun to partial sun location.
'Colrain Red' 3-4 feet tall, red flowers, mildew resistant
'Jacob Cline' 3-4 feet tall, red flowers, mildew resistant
'Mahogany' 2-4 feet tall, red flowers
'Marshall's Delight' 3 feet tall, pink flowers
'Petite Delight' 10-14 inches tall, lavender flowers
'Prarie Night' 3-4 feet tall, purple flowers
'Violet Queen' 2-3 feet tall, purple flowers, mildew resistant
'Gardenview Scarlet' 2-3 feet tall, red flowers, mildew resistant
Wide spreading plants due to rhizomes. Provide good air circulation to prevent mildew. Avoid dry soils to insure quality foliage but at the same time dry soils help to keep the plant somewhat in check and from spreading too much. Divide every 3-4 years to maintain vigor. Deadhead to prolong bloom.