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Stachys byzantina Moonlight Velvet

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Stachys byzantina Moonlight Velvet Lambs Ear,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Clumping, Dense, Prostrate, Spreading

Attractive and hardy, evergreen perennial with velvety soft, white and woolly leaves. You just want to touch the leaves to feel the softness. Great to use as a groundcover and very suited to cottage themed gardens, also grows great in a pot on its own or as a mixed contrast planting. Grows 30-40cm tall x 40-50 wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green, Grey, Silver, White
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High