Stachys officinalis - Herbaceous clump forming perennial. 30-60cms height, 50cms width. Full sun to part shade. Lovely pink flowers held on tall spikes above the plant, through spring and summer. Grows in most moist, well drained soils. Ancient Egyptians thought of this plant as magical, and it was used by the Romans as a medicinal herb. A medicinal herb. Leaves and flowers used to make an aromatic tea. Frost hardy.