Purple-pink drumsticks atop strappy foliage from June into summer. For some reason, ours never get as full and round as some of the pictures I've seen - maybe because they get only part-day sun.
perennial bulb (Z5-9)
||purple clusters, early summer
||full sun- part shade
||ordinary garden soil
||easy, germinate at room temperature. stay small in first year, bloom second year, and more strongly in following years.
|Seed ripens||late August|
We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.
Seed for this plant is included on my seed trade list
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June 11, 2012