STACHYS

Commonly known as Hedge nettle, Woundwort

Lambs' ears, lambs' tails and lambs' tongues all describe this white-woolly ground cover.

Genus of about 300 species of annuals, perennials and a few evergreen shrubs widely distributed in a range of habitats including mountains, dry, rocky hills, scrub, wasteland, meadows, forest clearings and streamsides, especially in northern temperate regions.

Natives include S. sylvatica, hedge woundwort, the leaves of which contain a volatile oil with antiseptic qualities, the rare limestone woundwort, S. alpina, the widespread betony, A. officinalis which was an invaluable medicinal herb throughout history, and very rare downy woundwort, S. germanica.

Further Reading....
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Annuals and perennials plus a few evergreen shrubs
  • Full sun

Buy Varieties of STACHYS

STACHYS lanata 'Silver Carpet'

STACHYS lanata 'Silver Carpet'

Lambs' ear, Woolly betony

(Syn. Byzantina) - whitish-grey felted leaves

 
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