SHRUB, Full sun to part shade, Jun-Aug, Purple, 3 ft
North American Range: Central US
Nebraska Range: Statewide
Soil type: Sandy or loamy, well-drained
Moisture: Dry to medium
Uses and Description:
Pollinator garden, native garden; dried leaves make a pleasant, mild tea, Leadplant was referred to as “devil’s shoestrings” because deep, tough root system made plowing difficult. Drought tolerant.
Seeds per ounce 16,000, Seeds per packet 150, Germination: CM(10)