Seeds per packet : 100
Flowering all summer long, this wildflower native to Britain, is a vigorous grower in both sun and semi shade. Piet Oudolf frequently uses Stachys in his naturalistic plantings along side feathery grasses and the contrast is wonderful. Great for pollinators.
Common name : Bishop's wort
Family : Lamiaceae/Labiatae
Type : Perennial
Position : Full Sun - Part Shade
Soil requirements : Average/Well Drained
Height : 60cm
Spread : 20cm
Sowing method : Direct or Transplant
When to sow : Direct sow autumn/winter. Start inside anytime and transplant in spring.
Depth : 12mm
Germination : Irregular. Chill in fridge for 2-3 weeks before sowing inside.
Ideal germination temperature : Below 5°C
Spacing : 20cm
Flowers : December-March