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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

12-18 Inches

Spacing

12 Inches

Bloom Color

White

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.

Good Substitutions

lamb's ears Stachys 'Helene Von Stein'

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Evergreen
Evergreen
Groundcover
Groundcover
Cut Flower
Cut Flower

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Dry
Average
Plug Type
Horticultural Plug
Attributes
Ornamental Foliage
Propagation Type
Vegetative