A short, hardy plant that runners vigorously and supports a wide variety of insects with its flowers. Foliage makes a low, luscious groundcover, even in dry soils. An excellent plant for the edge of beds, sidewalks, and driveways as it tolerates occasionally being stepped on.

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry

Soil Type: Clay Loam

Height: 1’-2’

Bloom Color: White

Bloom Time: Jun-Sep

Root Type: Rhizome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract a wide variety of insects including bees, wasps, flies, ants, beetles, butterflies, moths, and other bugs. Foliage and flower heads feed species such as grasshoppers, crickets, katydids, beetles, plants bugs, and other smaller insects. Hosts the wavy-lined emerald as well as geometer moths and noctuid moths. Foliage deters most browsing.

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