- Plant listed for information only. Not currently being sold at Garden Centers This perennial groundcover has pleasing gray-green foliage on spreading branches that produce a delightful display of pinkish purple flowers spring through fall if given a little extra moisture in summer. Versatile enough to be used in containers and along walkways, it attracts butterflies and birds
Attracts butterflies and other beneficial insects
Hummingbirds are attracted to the pink-purple flowers
Fast growing groundcover
Fairly drought tolerant once established
Flowers for an extended period of time
Easy to grow and very low maintenance
Sandy soils, washes, rocky slopes from 3960-6600 feet.
Hummingbird nests are tiny but well built. It takes the female almost a week to build, making over one hundred trips a day. The foundation is made of spider webs followed by a soft layer of moss and leaf bits then more spider webs.
Low maintenance, cut back in mid summer to remove spent blooms.