6900 - Sweet scented and high yielding essential oil production. Oils have a relaxing effect, typically used medicinally to combat stress. Versatile superiority in culinary use. Try adding the flowers as a splash of colour to a salad.
Harvest just before the buds open, to optimize oil retention, and hang stems upside down in bunches in a warm dry spot for a few weeks. Commonly grown in rock gardens or as a border plant. Pollinator friendly & deer resistant! After the second year of growth, begin pruning once or twice a year, cutting back a third of its foliage. This will help maintain its shape, leaf and flower production as well as prevent woodyness. Bloom time June-July and lasts 3-4 weeks. Height 2-3 feet.