Stachys byzantina syn S. lanata

Botanical Name: 
Stachys byzantina syn S. lanata
Common Name: 
Lambs ear

A low spreading evergreen perennial groundcover, its distinctive feature are the soft woolly light grey leaves.

Flowers are seen in mid summer on tall spikes with small purple flowers and a few reduced leaves.

Native to Turkey, Armenia and Iran.

Tolearant of frosts and coastal conditions, prefers full sun to part shade and a free draining soil.

Ht: up to 1m x .5m wide



Suited to beds and boarders, cottage and informal gardens, can be used for garden edging, gravel, ground cover kids gardens and under planting


by division