Pepper nettle Overview
A genus of nearly 80 species of evergreen or semi-evergreen shrubs, subshrubs or perennial plants in the Lamiaceae family with a wide distribution of origin across Europe, Asia, Africa and North America with a centre of diversity in the Canaries. In cultivation they are often used in rock gardens where they tolerate frosts and prefer sun and well-drained soils.
How to propagate Pepper nettle
Seed in spring.
Softwood cuttings in early summer.
Other uses of Pepper nettle
Suitable for rock gardens and banks.