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botanical name:
Stachys macrantha 'Robusta'
Stachys macrantha 'Robusta' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Betony
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: purple
main season: Summer
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Hairy perennial with basal rosettes of broadly ovate, scallop-edged, wrinkled deep green leaves, about 7cm long. Spikes of hooded, tubular, purple flowers on erect stems from summer to early autumn.

Well drained, reasonably fertile to poor soil. Best in full sun but will tolerate part shade..

From seed or by division.

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