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botanical name:
Stachys byzantina 'Silver Carpet'
Stachys byzantina 'Silver Carpet' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lamb's ears
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, semi-evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.15m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: silver
flower colour:
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Carpets of softly felted, silvery leaves. Non-flowering form, good for ground cover.

Thrives in sun and on poor dry soil. Foliage may suffer in winter.

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