Herb latin name: Stachys hyssopifolia ambigua

Synonyms: Stachys aspera

Family: Labiatae

Medicinal use of Stachys hyssopifolia ambigua:

The plant is astringent, carminative and deodorant.

Description of the plant:


75 cm
(2 feet)

Habitat of the herb:

Damp sands, swamps and prairies.

Edible parts of Stachys hyssopifolia ambigua:

Eaten as a vegetable. No more details are given, it is likely to be the roots or the leaves that are eaten.

Propagation of the herb:

Seed - sow spring in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Division in spring.

Cultivation of Stachys hyssopifolia ambigua:

Damp sands, swamps and prairies.

Known hazards of Stachys hyssopifolia ambigua:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.