[s. densifolia] Alpine Betony Lamiaceae:
Purplish pink colored flowers in dense heads above a thick growth of wrinkled leaves. Plants grow about 18 inches tall when flowering. Blooms in mid summer. A worth while plant to grow in full sun in well draining soils.
Very lightly cover seeds and use 50-65F, Germination is slow and will take place over many weeks. If no germination, use 5 weeks at 32 to 39F. Then move to 40-45F for germination.