Stachys officinalis 'Hummelo'
Pronunciation: STAK-iss oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss
|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.|
|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.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Edging|
|Companion Plants||Salvia (Salvia); Yarrow (Achillea); Sedum (Sedum); Catmint (Nepeta); Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla)|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.