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PlantFiles: Little Betony
Stachys minor

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Stachys (STAK-iss) (Info)
Species: minor (MY-nor) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Silver/Gray
Aromatic
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel
By simple layering

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive NancyMcD On Oct 29, 2010, NancyMcD from Grand Marais, MI wrote:

This sweet little betony blooms for a long time in late summer. It's simply a smaller version of the popular S. officinalis, and to my mind is nicer. Does well for us here in borderline Zones 4/5 and sandy soil. Easy from seed. Spreads slowly; very polite.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Grand Marais, Michigan
Charlotte, North Carolina



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