Stachytarpheta ( Pink ) - Plant

The flowers are attractive to a variety of insects.Parts of the plant contain the iridoid glycoside ipolamiide, which inhibits insect predation on the plant.
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About Stachytarpheta

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.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height19 inch (48 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Pink snakeweed
Maximum Reachable Height 61 to 91cm
Flower Colour Dark blue
Bloom Time Spring to autumn
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

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.

Stachytarpheta 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.

Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
Watering Medium
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 26 degrees F.
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Stachytarpheta special feature

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.

Stachytarpheta uses

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Stachytarpheta ?

Stachytarpheta is commonly known as Pink snakeweed

How tall do Stachytarpheta grow?

On average Stachytarpheta grows 61 to 91cm

What color are Stachytarpheta ?

A Stachytarpheta plant bears flowers of color Dark blue

When Stachytarpheta blooms?

With enough light, Stachytarpheta may produce Dark blue flowers in Spring to autumn

How hard is Stachytarpheta to grow?

A Stachytarpheta is Easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Stachytarpheta need?

A Stachytarpheta prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade

How much water does a Stachytarpheta need?

A Stachytarpheta prefers watering Medium

What kind of soil does a Stachytarpheta need?

A Stachytarpheta prefers Well-drained soil

What temperature does a Stachytarpheta like?

A Stachytarpheta prefers 26 degrees F.

How often should I fertilize my Stachytarpheta ?

To encourage Stachytarpheta growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



Reviews

Sunday, 15 March 2020

Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more

Shiva Ranjani Reddy

Friday, 28 February 2020

Plant reached in excellent condition along with promised pot

Anupa Gnanakan

Sunday, 02 February 2020

plant was delivered in excellent condition there was no damage .

Pukhrambam Kavita
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