Lavender-colored flowers borne in umbels sit high atop 2-3' tall thin stems making a perfect cut flower. The open airy habit and self-sowing make this a wonderful addition to a wildflower garden.
Tender perennial, Zones 7-9
Germination: 7-21 days
Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 65-75ºF
Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and lightly cover the seed.
Starting Indoors: Start indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Provide 65-75ºF soil temperatures. Transplant after the last frost, 12-18" apart.
Sowing Outdoors: After the last frost, only in areas with long growing seasons.
Growth Habit: Columnar, upright
Height and Width: 48-60” x 12-24”
Spacing: 12-18” apart
Light Needs: Full sun
Soil Needs: average to fertile, well-drained soil
Approximate days to flower from seed: mid-summer to fall, 90-100 days
Uses: Flower beds and containers, accent plants, mass plantings, cut flowers, drought and deer resistant, attracts butterflies and beneficials
Care: Pinch seedlings to encourage branching, deadheading encourages more flowers late into the season