Description: The lower stem is smooth or nearly so; the upper third is wrapped in small, tubular, purple flowers. Attractive to butterflies. Performs well under garden conditions as long as soil does not dry out.
Life Span: Perennial
Light Exposure: Full sun to high pine shade
Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Season: Mid-summer to mid-fall
Height (in bloom): 1 to 5 feet
Habitat: Moist - pinelands, fields, and disturbed areas