Betony Plant - Stachys officinalis - Wildflower
Betony - Stachys officinalis
Type: Perennial Wildflower
Approximate Height: 45 - 60 cm
Flowering Time: Summer and early autumn
Soil & Site: Well drained soil in sun or partial shade
Plant size: Grown in a 2 litre pot and ready to plant in your garden. (For pot size guide, click here)
Betony is also known as Bishop’s Wort and Wood Betony.
It has purple flower spikes which are very attractive to bumble bees.
Previously it has been used medicinally and is reputed to have magical properties including being a cure for the curious disease known as "elf-sickness".
Peat-free, pesticide-free, plastic-free.
All plants are sent to you in an eco-friendly cardboard POSIpot or fibre pot, (made from wood pulp), together with a wooden ID label and care instructions. In both cases these can be planted straight into the ground in the pot which will biodegrade.
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