Stachys Silky Fleece – Buy perennials online


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

Easy plant to grow.

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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