Stachys albens

White hedge nettle.

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This hedge nettle is native to moist spots in much of California. A good plant to put under the bird bath, in a dryland garden. Stachys albens will increase by rhizomes to the edge of the moist spot. Some companion plants are Salix lasiolepis, Rubus ursinus, and Carex barbarae. The fuzzy foliage is much like lamb's tongue or a grey velvet. Hummingbirds and butterflies like. Excellent for a rock stabilizer in the drainage ditch, this plant can turn a ditch into a stream bed'.

Stachys albens tolerates sand, clay and seasonal flooding.
Stachys albens is great for a bird garden and a butterfly garden.
Foliage of Stachys albens is stressdeciduous.
Flower of Stachys albens has color white.

Communities for Stachys albens:Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Valley Grassland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Riparian (rivers & creeks), Southern Oak Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest and Central Oak Woodland.

ph: 5.00 to 7.80
usda: 5 to 10
height[m]: 0.30 to 1.00
width[m]: 0.50 to 1.00
rainfall[cm]: 100.00 to 1300.00

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