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BETONY seeds (stachys officinalis)

BETONY seeds (stachys officinalis)
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BETONY seeds (stachys officinalis)BETONY seeds (stachys officinalis)

BETONY seeds (stachys officinalis)

  Our ref: ST93_1
  • type - perennial
  • colour - RedPurple
  • height - 25 to 50cms
  • Sowing rate 1 gm sq m.
  • RHS perfect for pollinators
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despatched all year round.

RHS perfect for pollinators
Perfect for pollinators


How to grow Betony Seeds
Betony seeds should be sown in spring or autumn, either outside, where they are to flower, or in seed trays and covered lightly with compost. Germination can sometimes be erratic and patience may be required ! Once germination has occurred, the seedlings can be pricked out and grown on, for planting out later in the year.


Betony - stachys officinalis– grows well on a wide variety of soils and in a variety of habitats such as open woodland, hedgerows and grassland. It will tolerate sites where there is plenty of sunlight and also a degree of shade, so all in all makes for a very good general-purpose wildflower. Betony is a low growing species with a rich red flower that appears from June to August. Plants are highly attractive to Bees and other insects. Betony looks best growing with other plants that flower in early to mid summer such as Oxeye daisies, Greater Knapweed, Meadow Cranesbills Ladies Bedstraw and Dropwort..

RHS Perfect for Pollinators.
The RHS Perfect for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects in gardens. Bees, butterflies, moths, hoverflies and many others visit flowers to feed on nectar and pollen; while doing so they transfer pollen and increase seed set
and fruit development. Find out more at: rhs.org.uk/plants

To discover more plants for Bees, simply enter the word "pollinators" into the search box above.


To buy Betony seeds
To purchase Betony seeds please select a quantity above and click add to cart. To ensure the best chance of success, we sell all of our wildflower seeds by weight, which ensures each wildflower seed packet contains a good quantity of seeds. The recommended sowing rate is 1 gram per square metre, and the number of Betony seeds per gram is approx. 600. All of our Wildflower seed packets contain seeds of Native British provenance.


Summary

type - perennial,
colour - Red/Purple, height - 25 to 50cms,
flowers June, July, August, September,
habitat - Semi-Shade (Orchards, Hedgerow, Banks, Open Woodland), Very Wet Grassland (eg pond edges, Water Meadow), Very Acidic Soil (Peats, Heaths),
Attracts Bees
Printed 22/10/2017 22:14:14
st93_1 type perennial colour red purple height 25 to 50cms flowers june july august september habitat semi shade orchards hedgerow banks open woodland very wet grassland eg pond edges water meadow very acidic soil peats heaths attracts butterflies rhs perfect for pollinators pollinating insects bees butterflies moths hoverflies
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