“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Stachys macrantha

Big Betony

Garden(s):

Oval

Type:

Perennial

Height:

30-60 cm (12-23 in)

Spread:

30-60 cm (12-24 in)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Moderate

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

June, July, August

Bloom Colour:

Pink

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Clay, Sandy

Notes:

Plants form a bushy mound of crinkly green leaves, with showy upright spikes of rose-pink flowers in summer. Beautiful in the border. Remove faded flowers regularly to encourage more buds and to tidy plants up for the rest of the season.