With an upright spreading habit, this plant will requires space and should be planted where it’s vigorous spreading won’t crowd out more delicate plants. It is a great choice for attracting butterflies to your yard. Best in full sun to partial shade, it’s very adaptable to dry and moist locations, and will do well under typical garden conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH, and is highly tolerant of pollution and difficult sites.
The variegated cultivar is a selection of a native species and is striking in the garden even when not in bloom with it’s bright, white-edged leaves.