Stachys byzantina 'Fuzzy Wuzzy'
- Gray-green leaves are soft & fuzzy
- Light purple flowers attract butterflies
- Terrific choice for bed edges in yards with children
A selection of the popular Lamb's Ear, 'Fuzzy Wuzzy' forms a dense carpet of soft, fuzzy leaves in a beautiful silver grey. It adds an interesting texture to rock gardens, containers, children's gardens, and can make a lovely edging or small-scale groundcover as well. Tall stems bearing lavender flower spikes grow out from the cool base of foliage in early summer.
Uses: Beds, Borders, Edging, Ground Cover, Landscapes, Mass Planting, Rock Gardens
Nature Attraction: Butterflies, Birds
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbit
Notable Features: Drought Tolerant
Growth Habit: Spreading/Mounding
Homeowner Growing Tips: Grows best in drier areas in well-drained soil. Can tolerate lean soil fertility, and will naturalize and spread where it is well-suited. Divide every 3-4 years, or more frequently if plants develop woody stems at the center. Rake in spring to remove dead foliage.