Deep green foliage packs tightly on upright stems that form buds at the top in early July. Buds open in mid July to reveal a solid veneer of 2.5" magenta purple blooms that continues through late summer. Fragrant blooms attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer and powdery mildew resistant.
Thrives in half to full day sun. Plant in area with good air circulation to help prevent powdery mildew. Fertilize yearly with an organic fertilizer. Cut back just above ground level in late fall.