Russ logo

All information gathered first-hand, since 1995

Flowers. Apr-Aug

Tall. Short - Tall

Flower. The flowers grow in dense clusters, and are usually pink, although red and sometimes white are said to exist. An individual flower is a narrow tube, about 10 mm long, with a 5-lobed mouth. There's a short, slender spur extending back from the base of the flower.

Leaves. The leaves are long oval to lance shaped, opposite paired, and the upper leaves are stalkless on the stem, and slightly toothed.

Habitat. Rock walls, rocky ground and roadside embankments