Description for Stachytarpheta (Any Color)
This product does not have the flowers at the time of shipping. Afterward, the plant will bloom and it could be of any colored flower.
Stachytarpheta is a plant genus in the verbena family. The flowers are rich in nectar and popular with many butterflies, such as the South Asian crimson rose, Malabar banded swallowtail, and grass yellow and hummingbirds.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Pink snakeweed||Any color||Spring to autumn||61 to 91cm||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Dig a hole 2 to 3 times as deep as the bulbs are high and set the bulb in the hole pointy side up. Fill the hole with soil and tamp gently.
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||Well-drained soil||Medium||26 degrees F.||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Stachytarpheta
- Start with pruning shears for smaller growth. Use loppers, which look like giant, long-handle shears, for growth that is more than half an inch thick. A small pruning saw is handy, as it cuts on both the push and the pull.
Typical uses of Stachytarpheta
Special features: The leaves are attractive, crinkled and toothed. It is a perennial shrub that becomes woody toward the base of the stem as is grows to about one-year-old. Plants grow about 4 feet tall by 6-feet wide before stems droop and touch the ground.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Medicinal use: Stachytarpheta cayennensis is a species of flowering plant in the verbena family known by This plant has some uses in traditional medicine.