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Stachys coccinea

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Features

  • BloomsApril
  • Height0.3m to 0.6m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourReddish
  • Leaf ColourGrey

Description

Stachys coccinea. This is a long flowering perennial, which will produce red flowers, from mid spring through to the autumn.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

U.S.A

Interest and use

Attracts humming birds in suitable geographical locations.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist, Dry or Moist

Cultivation

They prefer well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun. You can propagate from seed or cuttings or by division.

Propagation

You can propagate from seed or cuttings or by division.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs and powdery mildew.

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