Stachys lanata Lamb’s Ears

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Description

(Stachys lanata)

Perennial plant with lilac flowers on erect flower stems, borne above compact mats of grey foliage.

POSITION & USES

Full sun position in open beds under flowering shrubs. Weed suppressant groundcover.

CULTIVATION

Thrives in well drained soil. Tolerates dry conditions. Remove spent flower stems. Easily grown.

FERTILISING

Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best.

Plant Attributes

HAT COLOUR Silver
SPECIAL QUALITIES Fast spreading ground cover. Grey woolly foliage – harmonises nicely with roses and all white gardens.
FLOWERS Lilac purple flowers over summer months.
PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE 6
HABIT Perennial plant with lilac flowers on erect flower stems borne above compact mats of grey foliage.
WIDTH 75cm
HEIGHT 20cm