Stachys byzantina, S. macrantha
LAMB'S EAR Stachys Seeds Stachys byzantina
Dense, ground-hugging, silver mats of wooly, tongue-shaped leaves. Color blends easily with other ground covers. Flower stalks rise to 1.5 ft. high in late spring or early summer, hold whorls of purple flowers. Use plants to edge paths and borders. Widely adapted, lamb's ear tolerates cool weather and summer heat; it will not thrive in climates that are both hot and humid. Winter hardy to zone 4.
|100 seeds - $1.99|
How to Plant Stachys Seeds
Sow Stachys seeds in cell packs or 2 in. pots, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 70°F., germination usually occurs within 4-5 weeks. If not, put container inside a zip-lock bag and refrigerate for 4 weeks. Then return to 70°F. until germination occurs.