Sow Spring (In Geraldton, Autumn).
Hardy perennial to 1.5m in cooler climates. Grows as an annual in Geraldton where it self-seeds with strong seedlings during winter. Green fingered leaves and whorls of pink flowers in early summer.
Likes well-drained soil and limestone. Yields a dark green wool dye. A tea from the plant is a relaxing tonic for menopausal changes.
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