Big Betony

Plant picture

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Stachys macrantha cv. Rosea
Common Name: Big Betony
Type: Herbaceous Perennial
Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bloom Time: May to June
Height: 12-24 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun, Morning sun with afternoon shade
Soil Conditions: Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Pink, Purple
Special Characteristics:
  • Soft wrinkly green hairy leaves with upright pink-purple flowers
  • Mounding clumps that spread over time
  • Divide in early spring
  • Deadhead frequently to encourage more blooms
  • Cut back hard immediately after flowering to keep plant tidy
  • Can grow in sandy or clay soils
  • Black Walnut tolerant