Stachys coccinea

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Stachys coccinea
Stachys coccinea.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Stachys
Species: S. coccinea
Binomial name
Stachys coccinea

Stachys coccinea (scarlet hedgenettle, Texas betony) is an ornamental plant of the family Lamiaceae, which is native from Arizona to Texas and from Baja California Sur, Mexico to Nicaragua.[1]

Some cultivars of this species include:

  • Stachys coccinea 'Chinook' - long blooming plants, coral-red colored flowers, plants grow around 15 inches tall.
  • Stachys coccinea 'Hidalgo' - coral-red flowers, grows 12 to 18 inches tall, sometimes listed under Stachys albotomentosa.
  • Stachys coccinea 'Hot Spot Coral' - coral-red colored flowers, plants grow 18 inches tall.
  • Stachys coccinea 'Pow Wow' - brick-red colored flowers on plants growing about 12 inches tall.


  1. ^ Calderon de Rzedowski, Graciela; Rzedowski, Jerzy (2005). Flora fanerogámica del Valle de México. Pátzcuaro: Instituto de Ecología, A.C. y Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad. p. 654. ISBN 978-607-7607-36-6. 

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