Texas Betony or Scarlet Hedge Nettle Lamiaceae:
Plants produce bushy clumps with low growing foliage with spikes of brick-red colored flowers. Will flower the first year with a spring or winter sowing. Plants grow 12 inches tall and should be grown in full sun, blooming late spring into mid summer. Loved by butterflies.
Native to southwestern USA and northern Mexico. Very lightly cover seeds Germination starts in less than two weeks at 65-75F. and may be spread out over a few weeks. Surface sow seeds, light needed for best results.