Betony

Stachys officinalis

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Stachys officinalis 01 by Nova (CC BY-SA 4.0)
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Stachys officinalis 01 by Nova (CC BY-SA 4.0)
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Perennial species with an upright growth habit, reaches a flowering height of 60cm. Foliage is oblong in shape and scalloped along the edges. Flowers are produced densely on vertical spikes and these are purple-red in colour.

Planning

Flowering time

Summer, Autumn

Special features

Origin

Europe, Eurasia

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Chalk, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Lamiaceae

Flower colour

Purple, Red