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Stachys officinalis Pink Cotton Candy

Betony

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 18-24" (Plant 24" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Pink / Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Lavish sweet pink spikes sway above robust mounds of deep green. Vigorous and easy to grow garden eye candy! Patented.

Perennial Stachys performs like a Salvia and deer will leave it alone. Likes a spot that is well-drained in winter. Pink Cotton Candy was discovered by Richard Hawke of the Chicago Botanic Garden.

Features to Note:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
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Stachys General Information:

Stachys officinalis are valued for their attractive, crinkled foliage and long display of prolific flowering spikes held well above the basal mound. Needs good drainage. Avoid overhead irrigation.

Stachys Plant Care:

Prefers evenly moist but well-drained soil. Deadhead to keep plants attractive and to keep from going to seed which declines the foliage. Do not prune for winter. Clean up foliage in spring. Can be divided every 4-5 years in spring by removing rooted sections and transplanting. Benefits from partial shade in hot climates.

$10.95 ea.
(3+) $10.50 ea.
Ships: Fall 2016
Plant Code: STPC