Bloom Time/Days To Maturity: Early to mid-Summer. Duration: Several weeks.
Zone: 3 - 9.
Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR
Spacing: 18" - 24'.'
Depth: Very tolerant of poor dry condtions and drought, but will also tolerate moist conditions.
Spread: 18" - 24'.'
Comments: Vanilla scent brings the butterflies in droves. A tough plant that takes moist conditions so it will do well along lakes or ponds, but is also tolerant of poor dry conditions. This very versitile plant has dark red bracts that open to reveal bright white and pink clustered blooms.