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Stachys officinalis ‘Rosea’

Betony

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.15m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourDeep pink
  • Leaf ColourGrey

Description

Stachys officinalis ‘Rosea’ (Betony). Bears deep pink flowers and pale green leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Border, ornamental, medicinal

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 6.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They prefer well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun.

Propagation

You can propagate from seed or cuttings or by division.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs and powdery mildew.

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