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Stachys albens

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Stachys albens
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Stachys albens

Species Name: Stachys albens
Common Name: Wooly White Hedge-nettle

Fuzzy leaves are reminiscent of lamb's ears. Leaves are fragrant. Very easy to grow in a regularly watered area. Good for high elevations.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1' H x 2-3' W
Growth Habit: Spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 9000'
Flower Season: Spring/Fall
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: North Coast Range, central & southern Sierra Nevada, Tehachapi Mtns, Great Valley, Central Coast, Southwestern CA, White and Inyo Mtns, rarely deserts
Natural Habitat: Wet, swampy, seepy places below 9000'

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