Wood Betony (Stachys officinalis) Potted Herb Plant

Wood Betony (Stachys officinalis) Potted Herb Plant


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Seed packages contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener.


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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 
Native Range:
Growing Zones: 4-9
Mature Height: 3-4 feet
Mature Width: 18 inches

Sunlight: Full sun, Part Sun
Soil Type: Average
Water: Average
Drought Tolerance: Poor
Growth Rate: Moderate

Leaf Description: Fuzzy
Bloom Time: Summer, June-August
Bloom Description: Purple spikes

Harvest: Leaf, Flowering Tops
Harvest Time: Spring, May-June

Special Properties: Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer resistant


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