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SUNNY BORDER PERENNIAL COLLECTION

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Stachys byzantina ‘Silky Fleece’   

Lilac-plum flower spikes, up to 10" tall, bloom July-Aug. from small, woolly foliage that grows just 2" tall. Forms a nice cushion and makes an excellent groundcover. 

 
    Common Name:Betony or Lamb’s Ears
    Hardiness Zones:5-8
    Exposure:  
    Native:No
    Deer Resistant:No
 
Growing Tips: Plant in moist but well drained soil.

About Stachys: A fairly large genus, many Stachys are known as Lamb’s Ear due to their soft, fuzzy leaves, however, some Stachys don’t share this characteristic. Depending upon eventual height, they can be situated in the border or as an edger (groundcover).