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Stachys ajugoides 'Persnickety Pink'

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Stachys ajugoides 'Persnickety Pink'
Stachys ajugoides 'Persnickety Pink'

Species Name: Stachys ajugoides ajugoides 'Persnickety Pink'
Common Name: Persnickety Pink Pink Hedge Nettle

Fragrant leaves enhance your herbal garden. Hummingbirds get nectar from the blooms. Good accent for moist areas. Fast growing, spreads by rhizomes. Can be invasive.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 2' H x spreading
Growth Habit: Low growing, spreads by rhizomes
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Moderate to regular
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer/Fall
Flower Color: Rose
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Northwest CA, Central western CA, Southwestern CA, to British Columbia
Natural Habitat: Moist, open places often remainig wet into summer, below 3,000'

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