|A carefree and generously blooming perennial for summer and early fall. Fern like leaves are gray or green and usually finely divided on three foot stems. Flowerheads are lilac and fade with age. This heat and drought tolerant perennial has a fiberous root system and can become invasive. Butterflies are attracted to this plant. Good cut flower that dries well, too. Sometimes referred to as 'Lavender Beauty'.