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Hummelo Betony

SKU: AM017324
per Plant - 3" Pot
No longer available this season.
Award-winning Hummelo Betony brings a vigorous burst of spiky violet blooms to your late spring garden while providing a strong mounding groundcover during the rest of the growing season. Masses of two-lipped flowers cluster on the top of strong stems and are a favorite for pollinators in a sunny garden. Deer resistant. (Stachys monieri Hummelo)
key features
Botanical Name
Stachys monieri ‘Hummelo’
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Groundcover, Easy To Grow, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
18-24" tall
Bloom Time


(12-24”tall x 20”wide) Hummelo Betony can add a great deal of excitement to the edges of your perennial borders, mixed beds and containers, with its robust habit and a long, vigorous flowering display. ‘Hummelo’ came top of The Chicago Botanic Garden’s study of cultivated Stachys for good reason. Its overall plant health is outstanding, and the deeply textured leaves make a statement in the garden even when the plant isn’t blooming. When it does bloom in late spring, you’ll enjoy a beautiful display of purple flowers held on long leafless stems above strong green foliage. Good for sunny areas in well-drained soil of average fertility. If you live in a hot and humid climate, some protection from strong afternoon sun is preferred. A member of the mint family, ‘Hummelo’ will spread easily into large stands in a couple growing seasons and is rabbit and deer resistant.