Stachys Silky Fleece – Buy perennials online

£2.50 £2.20

Lilac-plum flowers on upright stems, over furry, silver foliage in the summer.

Easy plant to grow.

These plants are old and the price reflects this, but they should grow away well when put into fresh soil.

Grown in 9 cm pots:

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Stachys byzantina Silky Fleece description

Lilac-plum flowers in the summer, over furry, silver foliage.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.

Good for a flower border or patioHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the front or middle of a border, hanging over a wall, in a container or by a patio and is undemanding in any reasonably drained soil.

Common name: Dwarf Lamb’s Ears.

Stachys Silky Fleece in February
Stachys Silky Fleece in February

The best position in the garden:

Requires sun.

Prefers sun.

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill a reasonably sized gap at the front of a flower border.

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil, also tolerates acidic soil.

How much moisture:


Hardiness and, or, lifespan:


Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 25 cm.
Spread 60 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 3 plants per square metre.

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg


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