Stachys pycnantha

Stachys pycnantha

short-spiked hedge nettle


  • Perennial with white/maroon flowers and fragrant leaves
  • Needs plenty of water; more than just winter rains
  • Full sun or partially shaded gardens 2 to 3‟ tall
  • Can grow in boggy soil where little else will grow
  • Adult butterflies sip nectar from these flowers
  • Found in Bay hills, Diablo and Hamilton sections also reported in Flantlands Los Vaqueros watershed and Sycamore Grove sections

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Mt. Diablo, Mt. Diablo north


1 gallon

bloom season Aug
pollinators Bees
pollinators Birds
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Coastal scrub
growth habit Creeping
sun Full Sun
water High
pollinators Hummingbirds
bloom season Jul
bloom season Jun
sun Part Shade
soil Poor
habitat Riparian
bloom season Sep
flower color White
dormancy winter

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