Wood Betony (Stachys officinalis), packet of 50 seeds, organic
Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)
Hardy to Zones 5 to 10
(Woundwort) Herbaceous perennial hardy highly adaptable to lowland sites as well as gardens at altitude. Native to Europe and Russia. This moisture-loving plant is a clumper, making a lush mound that flowers in multiple upright racemes red-purple. Generally made into a tea of the dried herb or a tincture of the fresh herb. Traditional usage (TWM): acute or chronic pain, addiction. Sow in the early spring. Standard greenhouse culture or direct seed. Barely cover seed, tamp well and keep evenly moist until germination, which occurs in 1 to 3 weeks. Space 2 feet apart. Flowers from 2 to 3 feet tall.
50 seeds/pkt., Certified Organically Grown