Photos: Dungarvan, Co.Waterford
Thick-stemmed spikes of small whitish or pink-purplish flowers.
Soft, wrinkled, greyish-green leaves, deciduous but sometimes lasting into early winter. New leaf growth produced in spring. Hardy. Height: Flower-stems to 60cm.
Grows in gardens in light, well-drained soil in full sun. Very occasionally recorded as a garden escape or discard.
Identified by Paul Green.