Where to grow in my garden?
Good for a sunny border or mini meadow.
Habitat: Grassland, open woodland and hedgerow.
Growth Type: Perennial
Position: Full sun or semi-shade
Soil Preference: Wide range, preferring poor, acidic soil
3 Jumbo plug plants
A good bumblebee plant which is noted for attracting wildlife.
A valuable source of nectar and pollen late in the season.
Becoming rare in the wild due to loss of hedgerows, meadows and woodland coppicing.
Advised to plant in informal groups to encourage recognition and attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.
NB Until recently this species was known by the old botanical name of Stachys officinalis