Stachys minima

(Syn: Stachys spathulata)
Betony-Minature

Stachys minima

Photo Credit: Stonehouse Nursery


Stachys minima

(Syn: Stachys spathulata)
Betony-Minature

This miniature perennial makes an ideal edging for sunny pathways and is a cute addition to fairy gardens. It forms a ground-hugging rosette of glossy, dark green leaves topped with loads of bright lavender pink flowers in summer. It's the most floriferous Stachys we've ever seen! A must-try item.

Plant Details

  • Zone: 4 - 8
  • Height: 3-6"
  • Spread: 8-12"
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Soil Moisture: Moderate Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: No
  • Bloom time: Early Summer, Midsummer
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades
  • Flower Color: Pink Shades
  • Fragrant: No
  • Good Cut Flower: Yes
  • Native: Not native to North America
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Rabbit resistant: Yes
  • Bee-friendly: No
  • Attracts butterflies: Yes
  • Attracts hummingbirds: Yes
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: No

Plant Details

  • Zone: 4 - 8
  • Height: 3-6"
  • Spread: 8-12"
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Soil Moisture: Moderate Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: No
  • Bloom time: Early Summer, Midsummer
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades
  • Flower Color: Pink Shades
  • Fragrant: No
  • Good Cut Flower: Yes
  • Native: Not native to North America
  • Bee-friendly: No
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Rabbit resistant: Yes
  • Attracts butterflies: Yes
  • Attracts hummingbirds: Yes
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: No

Grower Information

  • PowerPlug Size(s): 32s, 72 Deep
  • Optimal Planting Time: Spring
  • Retail Sales Window: Summer
  • Moisture in Production: Average
  • Requires Shade in Production: No
  • Vernalization Required for Bloom: Yes
  • Vernalization Beneficial: Yes