Stachys byzantina ‘Silver Carpet’

(Lamb’s ears)

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)

Zone: 3  


On site:  1 gal  $12.00