This short slightly woody plant has dark green leaves and tall
sprays of flowers with long,
The most commonly seen form has white flowers but there is another
form in wich the
flowers are pale lilac or pale purple.
These plants may be grown in a pot or in a mixed border.
After flowering,the old inflorescences should be removed and when
new shoots develop
they will produce another crop of flowers.
Young plants need a little pruning to encourage bushy growth.
Propagation is by means of cuttings.