This deciduous to semi-evergreen perennial can be either a biennial or a short lived perennial. It's dark green ovate to lance shaped hairy leaves form a rosette from which upright spikes of lavender flowers with maroon spotted throats appear.
Collect seed in late summer & plant direct in situ.
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Chalk, Clay, Compost, Gravel, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Neutral, Alkaline, Acid
Can suffer from Leaf spot and attacks from leaf & bud eelworms