Betony

Price: $ 6.50

Stachys officinalis

Hardy perennial grassland herb with wrinkled leaves and pinky-purple flower spires. Betony has a long history of medicinal use and has been revered in many cultures for uses including treatments for migraines and anxiety. The leaves and flowering tops can be used as a tea substitute, and a yellow dye can be made from the leaves. Excellent bee attractor. Plant in full sun or part shade, preferably in a moist situation. Leaves form a low ground cover, flower spires grow to approx 50cm tall.

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