Mýrastigi

Stachys grandiflora

syn. Stachys macrantha, Betonica grandiflora

Big Betony

Lamiaceae

Height

30 - 50 cm

Flower colour

purple

Flowering time

July - September

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - partial shade

Soil

well drained

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

Caucasus

Stachys is one of the largest genera in the Lamiaceae, family with 300-450 species most of which are native to temperate regions. The flowers are born in long flower spikes.

Propagation:


Division in spring or fall.


Seed - sown in February - March.

Seed lightly covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination. 

Hardy and easy to grow. Grows vigorously and needs ample space.

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