Spikes thick with brilliant red-violet florets ascend through strongly minty leaves in late summer and into fall. In China, its native range includes valley stream-sides, rocky mountains, and dry hillsides. It's a great new bee attractant for us, both honey and bumble! Versatile when it comes to habitat and rare! Think of it as a sophisticated Buddleia.
Shrubby perennial; mature size: 3-5 ft T x WMinimum temperature: -30° F