Vigorous mat-forming groundcover that thrives in many sites and soils. Bright silver lining shimmers on the fringes of rounded foliage. Native plant from Turkey. Clay sandy soil or loam. USDA zones up to
Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa) stems are sometimes used by Indigo Buntings to build their nests.The fresh leaves can be used to brew a tasty, minty tea, and the seedheads are excellent in dried arrangements.