June - September

Common name: Hedgenettle, Lamb’s ears, Heal-all, Betony
Genus Name: Stachys
Family Name: Lamiaceae
Place of Origin: Stachys covers great parts of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and North America

Stachys is a genus of flowering plants. Some cultivars like the Stachys officinalis were widely used in medicine while others like the byzantina where cultivated for ornamental use only.

Did you know?

The meaning behind Stachys refers to the way it grows: into a tall spike.