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Stachys Byzantina

Botanical Name:

Stachys byzantina

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Perennials, Herb/Forb, Ground Cover, Herb, Perennial

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

Blooms May to July. Inflorescence is terminal dense spikeform arrangement of verticillasters. Flowers sessile, subtended by reduced leaves(foliaceous bracts). Corolla purple with some mottling internally, bilabiate. Corolla tube is less than a .5 inch long, pubescent externally. Upper lip single, shallowly 3-lobed to entire at apex, .2 inches long, less than half an inch broad. Lower lip 3-lobed. Two lateral lobes shallow, much smaller than central lobe.

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Bees

Hummingbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Lamiales

Family

Lamiaceae

Genus

Stachys

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