Texas Betony Details

Texas Betony

  • Also Known As: Scarlet Betony, Scarlet Hedge Nettle
  • Botanical Name: Stachys coccinea
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use: Container, Deer Resistant, Fragrance
  • Ornamental Value: Red
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
  • Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Plant Form: Spreading
  • Plant Spread: 2' - 4'
  • Plant Height: 1' - 3'

Description

Grows quite well in dry shade and needs very little supplemental water once established. Scarlet-red tubular flowers are hummingbird favorites.

Perennial Care Guide

Texas Betony Photos