groundcover, perennial

Stachys byzantina | Lamb's Ears

The fuzzy, silvery gray leaves of Lamb's Ears makes it a great choice to contrast with dark foliage plants. Better with afternoon shade in hot-summer climates. Spreads by runners. Selection 'Silver Carpet' does not produce flowers. Canopy coverage: 7 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 1 feet high

Width: 3 feet wide


Foliage Color: gray

Flower Color: purple

Flower Season: summer

Wildlife: bees