Spectacular summer color from lightly fragrant, dark violet-purple flower spikes. A fast growing shrub that works well as a foundation shrub, an accent plant or as a background in borders. Slightly hardier than other varieties, but may die to ground in cold winter areas, emerging vigorously in spring. Deciduous.
USDA Zone: 5 – 9
Light Needs: Full sun, Partial sun
Water Needs: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.