Thrives in full sun but can grow in partial shade.
- rock gardens
- Good edging plant or small-scale ground cover in rock gardens.
1 to 2 feet
Most varieties grow 1 to 2 feet tall. 'White Wonder' and 'Snowflake' grow only 1 foot tall. 'Green Hills Giant' reaches 3 feet tall.
1.5 to 3 feet
- early summer
- late summer
- early fall
Flowers are small, abundant soft lavender. Some varieties have white or blue flowers.
- cushion, mound or clump
- spreading mass
Variable habit ranging from upright, to clumping to matlike and bushy.
- deer resistant
- not native to North America
- Hybrid product of horticultural selection. Parents from Turkey, Caucaus, Middle East.