Purple-tinged, asparagus like stems arise in spring, followed by tall spires of pure white blooms. Blue-green foliage emerges high up to reveal the attractive stems of upright, vase-shaped plants.
Prefers average to dry sites and is easily grown in poor soil including clay. Deep root system resents disturbance once established. Good Lupine substitute for the South. Hardy and long lived. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant. Will self sow. North American native.