Lamb's Ear- Deep Rose
Synonyms: Stachys lanata, Stachys olympica
- Perennial to 45cm
- Soft furry textured leaves
- Great for children
Perennial to 45cm. Thick grey-green oval shaped leaves which are covered with dense white hairs resembling fur. Leaves are very soft to touch and appear silver in colour. Flower spikes are erect to 45cm tall and flower with small deep rose coloured flowers in crowns. Commonly grown as a border or edging plant, makes a good ground cover, good for pots or containers, great for kids gardens. Great for attracting bees, butterflies and beneficial insects. Low maintenance and drought tolerant once established. Has a history of medicinal use. Also known as "Woolly Betony, "Lambs Tongue", "Donkeys Ears", "Woolly Hedgenettle" or "Woundwort".
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Spring and autumn|
|Germination:||21-35 days @ 18-22°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Frost Hardy Perennial|
|Position:||Full sun to part shade well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||160 days|
(Product number: F8-13)
Seeds per gram: 550 seeds
|Botanical name:||Stachys byzantina|
|Botanical synonyms:||Stachys lanata, Stachys olympica|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||100 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||550|
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