The dense silver foliage is ideal for lining garden pathways or as a feature at the front of garden beds and borders where it forms compact mounds topped with heavily scented shell-pink flowers in spring. The carmine-pink central markings look lovely in a vase, buttonhole or posy. Drought tolerant and suited to alkaline soils. Has a fragrance similar to cloves.
Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Prune in autumn to maintain a compact neat habit. Drought tolerant and tolerant of alkaline soils.