Full sun-part shade; low water. Low growing, mat-forming shrub to 1-2ft high ad spreading to 6ft plus. Dark green, strongly scented, coarsely toothed leaves are sometimes tinged red or purplish, especially in cold weather. Small rose lilac flowers in clusters year round. Good in pots, beds, hillsides. Attracts butterflies and bees. Heat, drought, deer, and seaside conditions tolerant.