This species produces plants that grow three fee tall and are normally long lived perennials with spikes of lavender flowers in April-June. Grow in well draining to dry soil in full sun.
A desert species native from dry creek beds, hill sides and coastal bluffs of southern California
Sow seeds and start with 40 to 45F, after a few (4 or 5) weeks move to 55 to 65F, germination is spread out over many weeks. Or sow in the fall and keep out side over winter for germination in the spring and summer.