Long-lived polycarpic perennial
Source of plant
Garden Crossings, Lazy S's Farm Nursery, Avant Gardens, North Creek Nurseries, Sunny Border Ohio, Cayuga Landscape Company
Plant 100cm tall, 135cm spread. Dense, erect to very slightly arching, much branched. Leaves lanceolate, 9.7cm long, 4.8cm wide, toothed, matte, not hairy, medium dark green, Yellow-Green Group 147A, underside Greyed-Green 191A/B. Leaves smell of fennel/aniseed. Flowering stem thin, stiff, hairy (scabrous), 105cm long, Yellow-Green Group 144B. Flower spike 16.5cm long, composed of very densely packed clusters. Individual bloom 1cm, stigma 1.5cm, stamens, 1.2cm, Violet-Blue Group 91A/B. Calyces Yellow-Green Group 145B crowned / overlaid with a color similar to Violet Group N87C. Nice habit.
USDA Hardiness Zone