Wild Flower - Betony - Stachys Officinalis
Betony - Stachys Officinalis
This is a medicinal plant that has spikes of red-purple flowers. It is used to treat headaches, coughs and colds. It can also be used to treats wounds. As with all herbs we recommend you get correct advice before using. Grows in both woodlands and grasslands. The plant can also be used as a yellow dye.
Sow in late summer or autumn as the seed requires a period of chilling to break dormancy.