Larval Host Plant (moths):
An intricate and showy wildflower, with nearly everything going for it – a great butterfly attractor, deer resistant and drought-hardy. Spreads to form beautiful drifts. Essential for meadows and naturalized areas.
Its spicy oregano-like foliage has wide use as a flavoring. Many traditional medicinal uses, including the treatment of colds and digestive complaints.
Host for the Hermit Sphinx moth.
Height: 3′ – 4′ Blooms: July
Siting: Average to dry soil, full sun to part sun
Deer Resistance: High