Native to Europe, Middle East and China. Hardy perennial.
Blue-to-lavender flowers in midsummer. Attracts bees.
Aromatic foliage repels mosquitoes in the garden and in the house! Enclose with chicken wire to keep cats away.
Traditional medicinal herb. Rub fresh foliage on skin or roll into smudge sticks and burn to keep mosquitoes and ticks away. Combine essential oil with Witch Hazel extract for a safe insect repellent spray. Read more about them here!
Grows to 3′ tall and likes full sun and well drained soil.