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Stachys albotomentosa Hidalgo

Stachys albotomentosa Hidalgo grows to 18 inches tall and 2 to 3 feet wide. The soft gray foliage is a nice compliment to the silver and gray garden. The fragrant foliage smells like 7-up. Stachys albotomentosa Hidalgo is in bloom from Spring through Fall if there is regular irrigation, though the Hidalgo Stachys will subsist on much less. The sage-like salmon-red flowers make the plant a great choice for the hummingbird garden and the butterfly garden. Stachys albotomentosa Hidalgo is native to Mexico and will grow in full sun near the coast and performs better with at least partial shade in hotter inland gardens. Hidalgo Stachys is Winter hardy into the mid 20°s F and will come back from the roots in somewhat more extreme conditions.

Stachys albotomentosa Hidalgo

Salmon red flowers of Stachys albotomentosa Hidalgo - . High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.