Stachys byzantina 'Big Ears'

lamb's ears

2 litre pot
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Much larger oval leaves, just as silver but with a jade-green tone and a less woolly texture - purpler flowers too

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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: well-drained, moderately fertile soil
  • Rate of Growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Soft spikes of woolly, purple flowers from June to September above rosettes of large, greyish white, felted leaves. This form of lambs' ears is primarily grown for its leaves, which are larger than other varieties. An excellent groundcover plant for sites in full sun, it's drought tolerant and provides a weed-suppressing carpet for much of the year.

  • Garden care: Pick off and destroy any foliage that becomes infected by powdery mildew and treat the remaining leaves with fungicide. Lift and divide large clumps in early spring.

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Delighted with purchase

By Suavesia

from London

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  • Attractive
  • Bee friendly
  • Healthy


    Best Uses

    • Garden
    • Outdoors

    Comments about Crocus Stachys byzantina'Big Ears':

    Lovely plants! Arrived a little later than I expected but worth the wait. Fantastic condition and well grown, so still beautifully healthy. Very large, very soft leaves are a delight and the tall spires of flowers are loved by the bees too.

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    Excellent showy plant

    By Savvy Shopper

    from Luton


    • Attractive
    • Hardy
    • Healthy


      Best Uses

      • Garden

      Comments about Crocus Stachys byzantina'Big Ears':

      Although I have clay soil I am going to dig in grit and manure to improve the soil. I did see a specimen of this plant that was about 90 cm tall and looked very impressive. I hope my plant establishes well over the next few years

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