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Hummelo Betony

Stachys officinalis 'Hummelo'

Pronunciation: STAK-iss oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss
SKU #43705
4-8

Good to grow! 5

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OVERVIEW
Description A dense mound of foliage formed by delicately scalloped, heavily puckered, crisp green leaves, topped with tall purple-pink flower spikes in early summer. Excellent for edging a pathway, at the front of a sunny border, or for use as a container specimen. 2019 Perennial Plant of the Year. Evergreen in mild winter regions.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Early Summer to Late Summer
Mature Size Moderately fast growing; reaches 18 to 24 in. tall, 18 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Edging
Flower Color Purplish-pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Salvia (Salvia); Yarrow (Achillea); Sedum (Sedum); Catmint (Nepeta); Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla)
CARE
Care Provide average, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Tolerates some shade in warmer regions, but best with full sun. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish root system; once established, prefers regular moisture, but tolerates drier soils. Foliage clump gradually spreads by creeping stolons.

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