Niche Gardens - North Carolina (NC) Native Pants

Stachys minima


Full Sun
Drought Tolerant
Attracts Butterflies

Stachys minima (Lamiaceae)
(STA-kis MIN-eh-ma)
Dwarf Betony

Dense rosettes of scalloped, piney-aromatic leaves hug the ground, topped with prolific purply-pink bloom spikes in summer; beloved by bumblebees! Plant in a sunny, well-drained area; excellent along the edge of a path. Nicely drought-tolerant. An underrated small evergreen groundcover.

Bloom color: lavender
Bloom period: early-summer
Height: 4-6"
Spread: 6-12"
Zones: 6-9

Container size: Qt.
Price: $8