Wood Betony (Stachys officinalis) Plant

$4.95

Description

Stachys officinalis is commonly known as common hedgenettle, betony, purple betony, wood betony, bishopwort, or bishop’s wort. The French common name is betoine, and Betonie in German. It is a perennial grassland herb growing to 1 to 2 feet tall.  The word stachys comes from the Greek, meaning “an ear of grain,” and refers to the fact that the inflorescence is often a spike.
Type:Perennial
Family:Lamiaceae
Growing Zones:4 – 9
Native Range:Europe, Russia
Mature Height:24 – 30 inches
Mature Width:18 – 24 inches
Spacing:15 – 18 inches
Sunlight:Full Sun, Part Sun
Water:Moist
Soil Type:Average, well drained
Growth Rate:Moderate
Leaf Description:Fuzzy, slender
Bloom Time:Late Summer
Bloom Description:Pink, purple
Harvest:Flowering Tops
Harvest Time:Summer
Drought Tolerance:Poor
Special Properties:Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators

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