Stachys macrantha

Big Betony

Garden(s):

Oval, Wall 3

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.

“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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