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Stachys chamissonis

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Species Name: Stachys chamissonis
Common Name:

Hummingbirds drawn to its beautiful deep magenta flowers. This plant likes water and will spread by rhizomes. Can be invasive.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 3' H x spreading
Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Winter deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring-Summer
Flower Color: Magenta
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: North and Central coasts
Natural Habitat: General goastal, wet swampy places

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