Drummond's Hedgenettle (Stachys drummondii) in the Lamb's Ears Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Leaves: Other: Soft to the touch.
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Needs specific temperature: 70F
Days to germinate: 21-35
Depth to plant seed: Surface sow.
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Sow late winter, 8-10 weeks before last frost. Transplant in the Spring. Pinch back when transplanting. Space 16" apart. Self seeds & spreads by roots.

Pink Mint with red Cedar Sage in background

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Posted by TexasPlumeria87 (Plano, TX - Zone 8a) on Mar 10, 2017 12:54 PM

I was amazed that this plant remained evergreen after a couple of nights of temperatures in the teens. I like the fuzzy foliage and the flowers are an added bonus. It also seems very drought and heat tolerant. I've only had the plant for several months but it's definitely a keeper in my garden. I have one plant growing in dappled shade under a large Eastern Red Cedar.

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