Large heads of tubular, double-lipped purplish blue flowers bloom mid to late summer. The lower lip has a showy white center and is divided into three lobes, the upper lip is a ‘hood’. Held on top of large, square stemmed flower stalks. Leaves are toothed and about 3 to 6 inches long, covered with fine hairs.
Header Photo: Mervin Wallace
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