Stachys byzantina ‘Silver Carpet’
Growth: Spreading mat with upright stems. Grow as an edger in the herbaceous border, cottage garden or in the rock garden.
Characteristics: This cultivar seldom produces flowers. Spreads by creeping stems which root as they go along the ground. Performs best in full sun and dry to medium, well-drained soil. Drought tolerant.
Colours: Soft, velvety silver leaves to 4” (10cm) long resemble a lamb’s ear. Flowers, when they occur, are mauve, rising above the foliage on velvety silver spikes.
Size: Height 3-6” (8-15cm)
Width 9-18” (23-45cm)
On site: 1 gal $12.00