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purpurea, Drooping purple colored 2" flowers and upright,
red brownish center. Leaves on the lower portion of the stem are feathery and deeply cleft. Not fussy about soils and is easy to grow from seed. Showy flowers bloom over a long season. Foliage has a strong odor that repels deer. Used for beds and borders, cut flowers. Medicinal Herb: Tea from leaves and stalks used for stomach ache and pain
side. Tea from flower used for
headache. Boiled leaves and stems used as
wash for snakebite and poison ivy. Self sows freely. Attracts butterflies and birds. Sow seeds early in the season and cover with 1/4" of soil. Space seeds or seedlings 12-18" apart. Full sun or light shade. Drought tolerant. Full sun. Height: 18-24" Zones: 3-9