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Lambs Ear - STACHYS byzantina 'Silver Carpet'

Lambs Ear - STACHYS byzantina 'Silver Carpet'

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STACHYS byzantina 'Silver Carpet,' also known as Lamb’s ear, is a velvety and luxurious perennial that blankets your garden in a silvery carpet of soft foliage. With its unique texture and low-maintenance nature, 'Silver Carpet' Lambs Ear adds an elegant and tactile dimension to your landscape.

Silvery Soft Foliage: 'Silver Carpet' Lambs Ear is renowned for its plush, silvery-grey leaves that resemble the softness of a lamb's ear. The velvety texture of the foliage creates a luxurious and inviting appearance, making it an irresistible addition to both garden beds and containers.

Compact and Dense Growth: With a low and spreading growth habit, 'Silver Carpet' forms a dense carpet of foliage, making it an excellent ground cover or an appealing border plant. The compact nature of this Lambs Ear variety ensures that it maintains its lush appearance while effectively suppressing weeds.

Versatile Landscape Accent: Whether used as a ground cover, in rock gardens, or as an edging plant, 'Silver Carpet' adds an elegant touch to various garden settings. Its silver foliage contrasts beautifully with other plants, making it a versatile and visually appealing accent in both formal and informal landscapes.

Drought Tolerant: 'Silver Carpet' Lambs Ear is known for its resilience in challenging conditions. Thriving in full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil, this perennial is well-suited for water-wise gardens and requires minimal irrigation once established.

Deer and Rabbit Resistant: The fuzzy texture of Lambs Ear leaves is a natural deterrent for deer and rabbits, making 'Silver Carpet' a reliable choice for gardens prone to browsing wildlife. Enjoy the beauty of this perennial without the worry of common herbivore damage.

• Botanical Name: STACHYS byzantina 'Silver Carpet'
• Mature Size: 6-12 inches in height, 12-18 inches in spread
• Light Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
• Soil Preferences: Well-drained, average soil
• Drought Tolerance: High
• Deer and Rabbit Resistant: Yes
• Hardiness Zone: 4-8

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