PPA Perennial Plant of 2019: Stachys 'Hummelo'

Stachys 'Hummelo,' or Wood Betone, is the 2019 winner of the Perennial Plant of the Year as awarded by the Perennial Plant Association. It is a welcome, upright spike of prolific colour blooming in late spring with pink, two-lipped tubular flowers. This variety prefers full sun and grows in upward spikes of up to 18" which make for great cut flowers.