Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Blephilia (bleh-FIL-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: hirsuta (her-SOO-tuh) (Info)

Category:

Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Purple

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Aromatic

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Halifax, Massachusetts

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Leesburg, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jan 24, 2005, motts1 from south central, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

Catalog lists this plant as a butterfly attractor; woodland plant for either dry or wet sites. Slow spreader. Divide clumps in spring.