Stachys monieri 'Hummelo'

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Betony

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

This species of Stachys is very different from the "Lamb's Ear" type of Stachys. Bright green, textured rosettes of foliage set off the lovely spikes of vivid violet flowers. Perfect as a border plant. Pest and disease resistant.

Height

18-24 Inches

Spread

14-18 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Interesting Notes

​2019 PERENNIAL PLANT OF THE YEAR

Bloom Time

June-August

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

 Removing faded flowers will encourage more buds to form for many weeks. Good drainage is important for this plant.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Cranesbill (Geranium cantabrigiense), False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides), Helen's Flower (Helenium ), Blue Oat Grass (Helictotrichon sempervirens), Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Spring
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
Moist
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