The attractive soft silvery leaves of Stachys can provide a carpet useful to keep weeds at bay. It is an ideal edge for the front or to edge a border. The silver colour is stronger in full sun. Pink-purple flower spikes appear in late spring or early summer.
Height and spread: 20-25cm high, spread 40-50cm
Common name: lambs ear
Position in the garden: full sun to light shade
Soil type: well drained, moderately fertile soil
Hardiness: fully hardy perennial