Category: Shrub - Deciduous
Zones: 6 to 10
Size: 10 to 20' tall and wide
Growth Rate: Fast
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Deciduous shrub or small tree. Palmately compound leaves with 5 to 7 leaflets, grey-green and aromatic. Flowers very similar to butterfly bush, purple, in panicles in summer. Well-drained soil.
'Fletcher Pink' - pink flowers
Published in Sp. Pl. 2: 638 in 1753.
Native to North Africa, the Middle East and Southern Europe.
Mentioned in the works of Hippocrates, Dioscorides and Theophrast as a medicinal plant, for injuries, inflammation and hemorrages among other ailments.