(='Splendens Plena') This selection is a double selection of German Catchfly, which is an old-fashioned and sturdy cottage garden perennial. Plants form a low tuft of grassy-looking leaves, bearing upright stems of fluffy double magenta-pink flowers in early summer. Excellent for cutting. Deadhead faded blooms to encourage prolonged flowering. Attractive to butterflies. Foliage usually remains evergreen in mild winter regions. Fairly drought tolerant once established. Clumps may be easily divided in early spring. A Heritage Perennials® Top 10 Perennial for 2006.