An upright, bushy evergreen to semi-evergreen subshrub or shrubby perennial with ovate, aromatic, mid- to dark green leaves and, from late summer into autumn, dark purple stems bearing upright racemes of whorled, two-lipped, bright red flowers with dark purple calyces.. Flowering period July – October. Height 60cm. Spread 40cm. Plant requires full sun and well drained soil within a sheltered location.
All our plants are grown in pots to reduce the risk of pest and disease. At certain times of the year our perennials are potted up into larger containers as and when the plants need. This means that plant can have a root system that is between 0.5L and 1.4L during this period.