This plant does not like to have wet feet, especially in winter and must have well-drained soil to thrive. Remove spent blooms to encourage more flower production. Very drought tolerant once established. Plants were used in Medieval times to treat Scabies, hence the name.
Front of border, mixed containers, rock gardens
USDA zones 4-9
Division of established plants, seeds
Loam to sandy well-drained, especially in winter, prefers soil with a neutral Ph.
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Mediterranean, Africa, Asia