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Stachys macrantha 'Superba'

Betonica macrantha 'Superba'

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?

Dependable ground cover and front of border perennial

Spikes of purple trumpet-shaped flowers

Long-lasting flowers over a long season

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Superb by name and superb by nature, Stachys macranthra ‘Superba’ provides dependable ground cover beneath shrubs and roses and makes a long-season front of border feature. Related to our native betony and equally attractive to butterflies and bees, this clump-forming perennial produces plump spikes of purple, trumpet-shaped flowers held on sturdy, upright stems above oblong, wrinkled leaves. The flowers are long-lasting and produced over a long period from summer to early autumn. RHS Award of Garden Merit. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 30cm (12”).

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 60cm (24")
Spread Up to 30cm (12")

Hardy Perennial

ground covercottage gardenswildlife gardenslow maintenance garden

full sun

Flowering Months
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2 x 1 Litre Potted Plants (T64657P)
1 x 1 Litre Potted Plant (KA6341)

Grow in any well-drained soil in full sun.
Cut down to the ground in late autumn or spring allowing new growth to appear. Lift and divide overcrowded clumps in early spring to maintain plant vigour.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

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For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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