This delightful herb is planted in gardens and flowerbeds as a dependable stimulant for pollinators and for its beauty. It grows pleasing violet-blue flowers juxtaposed against deep green stems and leaves. It is highly attractive to honey bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. It is used as a culinary addition, both its leaves and its flowers. The flowers are edible and produce a somewhat minty flavor. They are a beautiful addition to any sunny space and require little maintenance.