|Upright annual with sticky stalks and grayish-green, spoon-shaped basal leaves and lance-shaped stem leaves, up to 1 1/2" long. Dark carmine-pink flowers, to 1/2" across, are held in dense, wide, round panicles, and borne in late summer.
Grows to 12" tall and spreads 6". Easy to grow and often self sowing, if winter moisture is not excessive.
This delicate plant is at home in the woodland or rock garden and should be placed where it can be appreciated. Native to central and southern Europe.