Pretty, shiny lanced-shaped leaved herb growing to two feet. Bluish-pink flowers bloom in later summer. Very aromatic leaves, reminiscent of basil; flowers are used in potpourris. Medicinally, it is used for colds, flu, and bronchitis as it has some anti-viral properties.
Perennial, Zone 4-9
Germination: 7-21 days,
Seed Planting Depth: 1/4"
Starting Indoors/Outdoors: Start indoors 6-10 weeks before last frost. Provide 60-70 degree soil temperatures. Transplant 12-24" apart. Sow outdoors in the spring when soil warms to 60 degrees. Sow a few seeds every 4-6" , thinning to 12-24" apart.
Light Needs: Full sun
Soil Needs: Average, dry, well drained
Uses: medicinal, ornamental, attracts bees and beneficals