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Our Price: $6.95
ZONE: 4 - 9
EXPOSURE: Full to Part Sun
SIZE: 36" H x 18"S
BLOOM: Purple, Summer - Fall

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Betony Plants

Stachys officianalis

A member of the Lamiaceae family, and cousin to Mint and Sage, Betony is a perennial ground cover that produces beautiful, tubular purple flowers. You may also know it as "Wood Betony." A unique looking plant to dress up your traditional garden, Betony has dark green scallop-edged leaves that have a velvety texture. A terrific pollinator magnet, Betony is a butterfly's best friend!

Traditionally used for its medicinal value, Betony is known as a general cure for many varying ailments. Used to treat everything from migraines and neuralgia to open wounds and concussions, the plant's astringent, expectorant and stimulative properties make this herb very beneficial. Used to relax tension and stimulate blood circulation, Betony has been highly regarded as a medicinal herb for centuries.

Potent whether fresh or dried, Betony makes a wonderful tisane that tastes similar to black tea. Caffeine free and soothing for its tonic action, it is also reputed to ward off evil and negative energy. Because of its use as a panacea, many cultures have believed that this pretty purple herb had great spiritual power. Also referred to as "woundwort"", "all heal" and "bishop's wort", betony is deer tolerant and prefers damp soil.

Zones: Perennial in zones 4-9

Size: 36"H x 18"S

Light: Full to Part Sun

Bloom: Purple, blooms in late Spring- Fall

Uses: Betony is a beautiful addition to your garden and butterflies and other pollinators will be drawn to the herb's tubular purple flowers.Regarded highly for its medicinal value as a general tonic for a variety of different ailments, the plants is also considered spiritually important for warding off evil.

Tips: Betony can be somewhat invasive so make sure to divide or cut the plants back to reduce it from conquering your garden.

Does Not Grow Well Indoors!

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5 of 5 Happy, beautiful plants! June 5, 2015
Reviewer: Tallifer A Hill from Clarkesville, GA United States  
I was thrilled when I received my Betony and Anise Hyssop. Your packaging is by far the best I have seen and your plants the healthiest. Both plants had a good healthy root system and adapted to its place into garden quickly. Both the Betony and the Anise Hyssop are growing happily without any sign of shock from the shipping and transplanting.

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