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Stachys 'Silver Carpet' (Lamb's ears)

Stachys 'Silver Carpet'

Lamb's ears

This cultivar features smaller leaves and finer texture than 'Helene von Stein', and seldom blooms. Silky hairs cover the leaves, giving them a very silvery appearance overall. Great for hot, dry locations.

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Height

12 Inches

Spread

12 Inches

Bloom Color

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

Stachys 'Silver Carpet' Growing and Maintenance Tips

S. byzantina prefers dry to moist, well-drained soil in full sun. Drought, heat and humidity resistant. Avoid overhead watering to prevent disease. Spreads rapidly. Propagate by seed or division. Cut back dead foliage in the fall for new growth in the spring. Best used as a border, groundcover or in rock gardens.

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Dry
Dry
Average
Average
Groundcover
Groundcover

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Propagation Type
Vegetative
Attributes
Dry Sun