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Hummelo Betony

Stachys monieri 'Hummelo'

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Hummelo Betony (Stachys monieri 'Hummelo') at Tagawa Gardens

Hummelo Betony in bloom

Hummelo Betony in bloom

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Hummelo Betony (Stachys monieri 'Hummelo') at Tagawa Gardens

Hummelo Betony

Hummelo Betony

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Plant Height:  12 inches

Flower Height:  20 inches

Spread:  18 inches

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4

Other Names:  Betony

Ornamental Features

Hummelo Betony has masses of beautiful spikes of rose flowers rising above the foliage from early to mid summer, which emerge from distinctive purple flower buds, and which are most effective when planted in groupings. Its glossy oval leaves remain emerald green in color throughout the year. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Hummelo Betony is a dense herbaceous evergreen perennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Spreading

Hummelo Betony is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Hummelo Betony will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity extending to 20 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 18 inches. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years.

This plant should only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Edging  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features

Disclaimer: Inventory varies seasonally as well as by the hour during busy season. Please call us directly 303-690-4722 or visit us for current availability.


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