Narrow, grass-like foliage forms a clump and gives rise to flower stems that stand well above the foliage with nodding umbels of small pink to lilac-pink flowers from August thru September. Tolerant of the rockiest of soil, this plant is a nectar source for butterflies and drought resistant.
Onion scented foliage resists deer feeding
Drought resistant and thrives in rough soils
Long blooming and a butterfly magnet
Can be massed to reclaim rocky areas
Easy to grow and nearly pest-free
Map Credit: The Biota of North America Map Key: Green (native), Teal (native,adventive), Blue (present), Yellow (present & rare), Red (extinct)