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Stachys byzantina Lambs ear 140MM

Stachys byzantina ‘Lambs ear’ – 140MM

(Not currently available to be ordered)

I am Lamb’s Ear. My family originated from Turkey, Armenia and Iran

Botanic Name: Stachys byzantina (syn. S. lanata)

Mounding – Foliage colour

I am a spreading mat-forming perennial herb with soft woolly, silver grey foliage which resemble lambs ears from which my common name is derived. During summer I produce numerous upright lavender flower spikes attract bees and beneficial insects. My habit is sufficiently dense that it will out compete weeds. I am an excellent in borders and general planting. Young children love the soft felt like feel of my foliage.

Full Sun to Part Shade (4+ hours of direct sun)
Height: 0.6m Width: 1m
(Can be kept trimmed to Height: 0.6m Width: 0.6m)
I tolerate dryness and require minimal water once established
Great For Pots/Contain
Hardy I am ideal for exposed locations and coastal planting. I tolerate most soils but enjoy good drainage
I am popular and will make you happy because…
Hardy I am ideal for use in rockeries, borders and low maintenance gardens
I produce numerous lavender flower spikes from spring and through summer
My leaves, stems and flower spikes are covered in a soft woolly down that is pleasant to touch

    Plant me:

  • in pots and other containers
  • in garden beds and general landscaping

Tips for success…

Cut back my dead flowers and fertilise for best results
Plant me 60cm apart
100% Recyclable Pot and Label
Most pots and labels made from 100% recycled polypropylene

Plant family: Lamiaceae
Other names: Stachys lanata, Stachys olympica



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Gardening should be a fun, enjoyable activity. To keep it that way, choose from the Mighty Tuff® collection of easy plants for your garden. Fuss-free and low-maintenance, they will look beautiful in your yard.

The Mighty Tuff® plant range features medium to large garden bushes that are hardy, low maintenance and thrive in harsh conditions.

They are ideal for planting along front and side fences, producing a great hedge or screen. All plant varieties have lovely green foliage, with some producing bursts of colourful flowers.

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- Favorite choices for a garden's backbone
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- Medium to large bushes (up to 3m)

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Also including:
Dietis, Diosmas, Nandina and many more.

Available in 140mm, 180mm and 200mm pots

Easy Care, Dry Tolerant & Hardy

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