This perennial has aromatic foliage and an upright habit growing up to 60cm. Bi coloured red and white flowers are borne upon long flower spikes. Flowering for several months from late spring into early Autumn Hot Lips can provide a substantial and sustained show of colour. Their colour can vary according to the temperature, with lipless all white or all red blooms appearing from time to time.
Can survive winter in very well protected situations, especially if sheltered from hard frosts.
At a glance:
Aromatic green foliage
Bi coloured red and white flowers
Prefers full sun, or partial shade
Free-draining soil or compost.
Will reach an eventual height and spread of 0.5m