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Stachys byzantina

For sale by Caroline Pollard

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Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres
£3.00

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Plant Finder: about Stachys byzantina

Common names

Lamb's ears, Betony, Woolly Betony, Lamb's tongue, Lamb's tails

Description

Stachys byzantina (Lamb's ears). This species of perennial is evergreen, which has white-grey woolly leaves. The flowers are small, pink-purple and appear in whorls which are borne on spikes in late spring and early summer.

Cultivation

It prefers well drained, fertile soil but will tolerate poor soil and drought, and will dislike hot humid summers. Prune back in spring.

Interest and use

Border, dried arrangements, walls, rock garden

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Stachys byzantina | Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterDry

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