While a slow grower this plant looks amazing from early spring to fall when it blooms. Great coloration on foliage and flower in the fall. Disease resistant and tolerates part sun
The only thing keeping this from being a perfect plant is that dies back in the winter!!! Beautiful when in bloom or not. Butterflies and bees love this plant. One of the few plants blooming right before winter.
This plant is great! You can tuck it in anywhere (anywhere in full sun!) and ignore it and it thrives and catches the eye of everyone in the garden. I bought one plant a few years ago and have divided it and taken cuttings and now I have at least 5 large ones and have given away more than that. The best thing is that it always comes back to a nice rosette shape; even when I have cut it in quarters. Only thing missing is winter interest or something for wildlife.
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