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Stachys bullata 'Rocky Point'

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Species Name: Stachys bullata 'Rocky Point'
Common Name: Rocky Point Hedge-Nettle

Fast spreading aromatic groundcover for moist areas. Attractive foliage is deciduous in winter. Re-emerges in spring and bears lovely pink-purple flowers into summer. High wildlife value.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1-3' H x spreading
Growth Habit: Spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Winter deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Coast: full sun; Inland: partial shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Moderate
Cold Hardy to: 32 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Fall
Flower Color: Pink/purple
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Central and south western CA.
Natural Habitat: Dry slopes and canyons below 1,500 feet elevation. Coastal sage scrub, Chaparral, etc.

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