Lamb’s ears (Stachys byzantina) is known for its “please touch me” fuzzy, silver-gray foliage, which grows in low, spreading patches—great for filling space as a groundcover or along a path or walkway. In summer, it sends up stout stalks typically 12 to 18 inches tall, with whorls of small, purplish pink flowers among the silvery hairs. It may self-sow if you don’t clip off the flower stalks before the seeds form. Best in full sun but can tolerate light shade; average to dry soil. Perennial; Zones 4 to 8, usually (it can take heat but doesn’t like muggy summers or wet winters).
Collected in early to mid August 2022. At least 15 seeds.
Please read the germination information as well before ordering.