purple-flowering perennialcomments (2) October 4th, 2012 in gallery
Found this specimen growing in a neglected street-side bed, in sunny, bone-dry conditions. The plant forms a low, lush mound of near pinnate, mid-green foliage, reaching about 24" high. The daisy-like flowers open lavender-purple then deepen to a rich, velvety violet. They first appear in mid-late summer, but here in the PNW still bloom sporadically in October. It is obvious that I really like this plant, so any help identifying it would be much appreciated.
posted in: The Gallery, flowers, perennial, purple, sun, dry
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