Used as a source of red dye. Soft citrus-scented leaves give rise to a dense mound studded with long-lasting, deeply golden yellow flowers. An exemplary herbal bedding plant in the borage family.
Water: Moderate, more drought tolerant in a rock garden
Hardiness: Somewhat frost tender
Habit: 15” herbaceous perennial
Light: Full Sun
Soil: Can handle poor soil, but is equally happy with better soil as long as it has good drainage
Origin: Greece, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and Egypt