A sterile cultivar that has clusters of deep pink flowers with a central pattern of soft yellow blooms with a darker yellow eye. This hardy heirloom variety has been passed along for generations in the Southeast and survives in at least zone 7b.
It is deciduous with pungent, rough textured leaves and stiff stems. It prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil. It blooms from early summer to fall. A butterfly favorite.