Stachys

Belongs within: Lamiaceae. Stachys is a cosmopolitan genus of herbs and shrubs with hairy leaves, some of which are cultivated for their ornamental foliage. Characters (from Black & Robertson 1965): Hairy herbs; flowers in false-whorls, in axils of reduced floral leaves, forming terminal leafy spikes. Calyx campanulate, about ten-ribeed, with cylindrical tube and five pointed… Continue reading Stachys