Origin: North America
Improvement status: Wild
Seeds per packet: ~450
BOTANICAL SAMPLE - NOT GERMINATION TESTED
Germander has a solitary stock from 2-3 feet tall, with a raceme of flowers at the top of the stock. Flower color varies from pink to lavender. They are irregular flowers: the upper lip is divided into two lobes, and the extended lower lip is spotted with purple. A pretty little flower whose showiness appears when you bend to get a closer look. Can grow in partial to full sun. Medium to medium wet soils. Blooms July through September.
GROWING TIPS: Spreads by rhizomes, can be aggressive in small landscapes. Cold stratify for 60 days or fall sow.