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Stachys coccinea (Texas Betony)

Stachys coccinea
Texas Betony

This herbaceous perennial grows in southeastern Arizona, New Mexico, west Texas and northern Mexico at elevations from 1500 to 8000 feet. Fuzzy, soft gray-green leaves up to 3 inches long are arranged opposite each other on the stems. Coral red tubular flowers attract hummingbirds from March to October. Plant in full sun to part shade and provide moderate to ample irrigation. Cut back as needed to remove frost damaged foliage and to maintain a dense form.

Plant Type Native, Perennial
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 7 (0° F)
Flower Color Red
Flower Season Summer
Growth Rate Fast
Height 2 (ft)
Spread 2 (ft)
Spacing 12" - 18" (in)
Characteristics Semi-Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Bees, Hummingbirds
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Edging, Ground Covers
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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