Lepechinia hastata, Mexican pitcher sage

Category: Sun Perennials
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Mexico
Evergreen: no
Flower Color: magenta
Bloom Time: fall
Height: 6 ft
Width: clumping
Exposure: sun
Irrigation: medium
Cold Hardiness: 10 F
Description: It's in the same family as salvias, Lamiaceae. And also grows into a large tall clump topped by foot long magenta spikes in fall. It takes a few years to reach maturity, but is well worth the wait.
Links:wildflower.org plants.USDA.gov