Stachys byzantina Stachys Lanata 9cm
Lambs Ears - 9 cm
Stachys byzantina syn. Stachys lanata is a spreading perennial with silver-grey, felted evergreen leaves forming a dense mat and spikes of purple-pink flowers which are loved by bees. Good for flower arranging. Flower height 75-100cm, foliage 25cm by 60cm. Ideal for the front of sunny borders, or as groundcover, in well-drained soil, including poor, dry soils. Cut down spent flower spikes. An old cottage garden plant favoured by Gertrude Jekyll.
British nursery grown.
|Botanical name||Stachys byzantina|
|British nursery grown||Y|
|Common name||Lambs Ears|
|Plant type||Herbaceous Perennials|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter|
|Stem colour||Green, White|
|Time to maturity||2 - 5 years|
|Ultimate height||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|