Herbaceous perennial, herbs, native plants
Attracts a multitude of pollinators to the garden. Wasps, bees, flies, butterflies. Although once considered for its value as a medicinal herb all parts of the plant are toxic and bitter.
August to October
Wildflower gardens, native plant gardens, open woodland gardens
USDA hardiness zone 4-8
Will spread by self-seeding and spreading rhizomes
Full sun to part shade, will benefit from some afternoon shade.
Dry to medium well drained soil
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal plain
Wasps, bees, butterflies
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