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A.k.a. false dragonhead. This member of the mint family is notable for its ease of cultivation and pink-purple snapdragon-like flowers. Adaptable, but favors loamy soils. May reseed prolifically in optimum, wet conditions. Best grown between other plants to keep stems from flopping over. Can be trimmed late May to reduce overall height.


Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic, Mesic

Soil Type: Loam, Clay Loam, Gravely Loam

Height: 2'-4'

Bloom Color: Pink

Bloom Time: Aug-Sep

Root Type: Rhizome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract mainly bees, and occasionally ruby-throated hummingbirds. As a member of the mint family it is rarely browsed by mammals.

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