History/general species info: Native to South America, and introduced to the southern United States.
Characteristics: A sprawling perennial ground cover with small violet flowers, clustered together forming a small bouquet. Fernlike leaves, almost mossy, finely cut. An excellent drought-tolerant variety. A valuable asset for summer color. Semi-deer resistant
Planting / Care: Prefers light to heavy soils in full sun. Low water requirement, salt tolerant. Minimal maintenance.