Regal 'Purple Emperor' boasts deeply-veined petals in varying shades of purple that fade into lavender and dusty rose. This trailing variety is fairly drought tolerant, and would be perfect as a ground cover or in a hanging basket. Edible blossoms and leaves provide a peppery kick to salads, and are a beautiful garnish on desserts! Usually grown as an annual; perennial in USDA zones 10 and warmer. Rabbit and deer resistant.