syn. Stachys macrantha, Betonica grandiflora
30 - 50 cm
July - September
sun - partial shade
acid - neutral - alkaline
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.
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.