Stachys sylvatica

(Hedge woundwort)

Type
Herbaceous Perennial
Edible?
No
Culinary Uses?
No
Native?
Yes
Naturally occurring on site?
Yes
Propagated Here?
No

Description

Rather invasive but garden-worthy native. Long lasting mid-summer spikes of flowers in dusky purple, up to 80cm tall. Odd smell from the leaves when damaged.

Maintenance

Runs invasively, so care must be taken to keep it in bounds.