Common Name: One Thousand Butterflies
Flower Color: Pink with red blotches
Bloom Time: Mid-lateseason
Height in feet in 10 years: 5
Hardiness: 0 F (-18 C)
Soil Conditions: Moist well drained acidic soil
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade to Full Sun
Description: The leaves are narrowly elliptic to elliptic, rounded base, 5" to 6" long, glossy, dark yellowish-green. This plant is upright and well-branched. The flowers are widely funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3 1/2" across, strong purplish-pink at edges, shading paler within, cardinal red blotch and flare butterfly shaped. The are held in ball-shaped trusses of up to 34 flowers.