Hummelo Betony

Stachys officinalis 'Hummelo'

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

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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
Problems/Solutions Deer Resistant, Erosion Control, Rabbit Resistant, Black Walnut Tolerant
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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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.