Indigenous to the grasslands of Colorado and Wyoming at elevations from 7000 to 8000 feet, this perennial blooms in the early summer with 2-foot-tall spikes of violet-blue flowers. It has long, narrow, dark green leaves. Hummingbirds are drawn to the flowers. Plant in full sun and well-drained soils. It reseeds readily.

This plant is not currently in production, but the page is preserved for informational purposes.

At a Glance Summary

Type: Perennial

Size (H x W): 1ft x 1ft

Flower Color: Blue

Hardiness: Zone 4: -30˚F

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