Long-lived polycarpic perennial
Europe and N. Africa, to Asia Minor, Escaped and Naturalized Locally in CA
Bitter leaves are eaten as a salad herb in Japan.
Source of plant
Stokes Seeds, Bluestone Perennials
Fleshy glaucous leaves and long heads of minute deep pink flowers (DS 100). Plants to 3' in height; flowers fragrant (DS 3).
USDA Hardiness Zone