AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 0.4m x 0.5m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
An attractive, fast-growing hybridised herbaceous perennial shrub. It has lush, dark green leaves that are a deep purple underneath, giving the plant a mystical appearance when blowing in a light breeze. It bears long-lasting sprays of purple flowers from early spring throughout summer.
This shrub attracts a host of small insects, making it a wonderful addition to the wildlife-friendly forest garden.ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
Attracts insects and butterflies.
Keep the plant moist and continue adding leaf litter to simulate a natural forest environment.
The plants enjoy being pinched back after flowering to induce better branching and compactness.
It can be a little thirsty in dry weather, so water moderately.
Country, forest, rockery, woodland
Suitable for shady positions underneath trees.
Propagate from cuttings.