The genus name is derived from Greek "ptero" feather and "kephali" head. Annual or perennial herbs and shrubs.
Latin name: Pterocephalus perennis
They grow in full sun, in rocky soils.
Plant in rock gardens.
Propagated by seeds and cuttings.
No disease problems.
Evergreen herbaceous perennial with silver-green leaves and pink flowers from late spring to late summer.