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Stachys officinalis Pink Cotton Candy

Betony, Woundwort

$10.95 $5.47 (50% off) $5.25 ea. (3+ discount)

In stock for Spring 2017

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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.

Details

Item Code: STPC
Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 18-24"
Spacing: 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: Pink
Accent: Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Deer Resistant

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.