Native to Iran, Afghanistan, and central Asia. Absolutely covered with slender, sinuous spikes of pink or lavender-pink blossoms in summer, this annual starts as a low, 1-ft.-wide rosette of narrow leaves to 8 in. long. Flower spikes that rise to 18 in. are useful fresh or dried in arrangements. Sow seeds in the ground when danger of frost is past, or start seeds earlier indoors.
Mounding growth to 6–12 in. high and 1 1/2–3 ft. wide. Lacy, silvery blue foliage; flowers...
Pinkish purple flowers are held on weeping, contorted branches; best with afternoon shade.
Native to southern Europe. Upright plants grow to 1–5 ft. tall and 1 ft. wide, with deeply cut, ...