Plant Guide

Stachys byzantina

Stachys byzantina

lambs' ears

Ground-covering plant with soft grey-green leaves. Stems and foliage are covered with silvery white down. Upright stems with tiny pale mauve flowers arranged in otherwise grey spikes.

Type of plant

Herbaceous - Perennial


foliage to 20 cm tall, flower stems to 45 cm tall

Landscape Use

ground cover


  • Temperature: Hardy
  • Light: High
  • Moisture: Low Medium
  • Soil: Light Medium
  • Wind tolerance: Average
  • Coastal tolerance: High