Produces large deep pink daisy like flowers with a raised cone shape. Prefers rich, well drained soil. Once established, they are very tolerant of a wide range of conditions, including frost.
Roots can be dried and powdered. Immune boosting properties make it essential in the treatment of colds and influenza. Fresh roots can also be used to make an ointment for wounds and insect bites.
Also, a beautiful cut flower.