How to grow Stachys and Betonica
Perfect for the front of borders, there perennial plants flowers in summer. They generally prefer sun and well-draining sites, but are easy to grow requiring just deadheading after flowering. The flower spikes come in purple, pink or white and fit well in cottage-style gardens. Lamb's ear blooms are also loved by insects.
Stachys and Betonica were, until recently, both in the genus Stachys. In this guide, we’ve kept them together as you will find them under both names in garden centre and nurseries at the moment.
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