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Silver Spire stachys seeds, or Lamb's Ear, are a timeless, elegant, and fun grow for any garden. Silver Spire seeds grow to highlight and accent walkways, borders, fences, patios, or anywhere kids might want to touch. Silver Spire stachys seeds are vigorous, drought tolerant, and bloom playful lilac-lavender blossoms for nearly any season. 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Partial shade helps preserve plant in hot summer climates, but too much shade may impede foliage from drying and promote mold diseases. Allow soil to dry out between waterings to minimize moisture. Stachys grows so vigorously and perennially that in some areas it is considered invasive.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Silvery blue leaves or “lamb's ears” with tiny lilac-lavender blooms\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eStachys Silver Spire seeds are easy to grow and most commonly sown directly outdoors, but can thrive year round indoors. For early starts, sow Silver Spire stachys seeds in starter trays 8 – 10 weeks before last frost. Keep Silver Spire seeds wet and dark until germination, which stachys is known to take 21 – 35 days. For direct sowing, press 3 – 4 Silver Spire seeds into soil without covering 16” apart in average to dry, loamy, well-drained soil in full sun. Stachys tends to decline and develop leaf diseases in humid summer gardens. Partial shade helps preserve plant in hot summer climates, but too much shade may impede foliage from drying and promote mold diseases. Allow soil to dry out between waterings to minimize moisture making Silver Spire stachys seeds susceptible to root rot and mold. Stachys seeds grow so vigorously and perennially that in some areas it is considered invasive. Silver Spire seeds mature in 84 – 91 days as 10 – 15” tall spreading mounds with a 16” width and 10 – 15” tall blooming stalks bursting with vivid lilac-lavender florets.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003eStachys byzantina\u003c\/em\u003e is native to rugged, dry Middle Eastern climates ranging from Turkey to Iran. The genus \u003cem\u003eStachys\u003c\/em\u003e is derived from the Latin word stakhys, or \"spike\" in reference to the plant's 10 – 15” tall pointed blooming stalks.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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Stachys Seeds - Silver Spire (Lamb's Ear)

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84 – 91 days. Silver Spire stachys seeds, or Lamb's Ear, are a timeless, elegant, and fun grow for any garden. Silver Spire seeds grow to highlight and accent walkways, borders, fences, patios, or anywhere kids might want to touch. Silver Spire stachys seeds are vigorous, drought tolerant, and bloom playful lilac-lavender blossoms for nearly any season. Lamb's Ear seeds grow as outdoor perennials in optimal climates, but ideal for indoor décor year round. 1000 Seeds.

Growing Silver Spire Stachys Garden Seeds


  • Taxonomy: Stachys byzantina
  • Other Names: Lamb's Ear
  • Seed Type: Annual (perennial in optimal climates)
  • Sow Indoors or Outdoors: Stachys Silver Spire seeds are fast, easy to grow and most commonly sown directly outdoors, but can thrive year round indoors. For early starts, sow stachys seeds in peat pellets or starter trays 8 – 10 weeks before last frost. Keep seeds wet and dark until germination, which stachys seeds are known to take 21 – 35 days.
  • Days to Maturity: 84 – 91 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 5 – 9
  • Planting Depth: Press 2 - 3 seeds into soil without covering
  • Plant Spacing: 16"
  • Growth Habit: 10 – 15” tall spreading mound and 16” wide with 10 – 15” blooming stalks
  • Soil Preference: Average to dry, loamy, well-drained
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Stachys tend to decline and develop leaf diseases in humid summer gardens. Partial shade helps preserve plant in hot summer climates, but too much shade may impede foliage from drying and promote mold diseases. Allow soil to dry out between waterings to minimize moisture. Stachys grows so vigorously and perennially that in some areas it is considered invasive.
  • Color: Silvery blue leaves or “lamb's ears” with tiny lilac-lavender blooms

Stachys Silver Spire seeds are easy to grow and most commonly sown directly outdoors, but can thrive year round indoors. For early starts, sow Silver Spire stachys seeds in starter trays 8 – 10 weeks before last frost. Keep Silver Spire seeds wet and dark until germination, which stachys is known to take 21 – 35 days. For direct sowing, press 3 – 4 Silver Spire seeds into soil without covering 16” apart in average to dry, loamy, well-drained soil in full sun. Stachys tends to decline and develop leaf diseases in humid summer gardens. Partial shade helps preserve plant in hot summer climates, but too much shade may impede foliage from drying and promote mold diseases. Allow soil to dry out between waterings to minimize moisture making Silver Spire stachys seeds susceptible to root rot and mold. Stachys seeds grow so vigorously and perennially that in some areas it is considered invasive. Silver Spire seeds mature in 84 – 91 days as 10 – 15” tall spreading mounds with a 16” width and 10 – 15” tall blooming stalks bursting with vivid lilac-lavender florets.

Stachys byzantina is native to rugged, dry Middle Eastern climates ranging from Turkey to Iran. The genus Stachys is derived from the Latin word stakhys, or "spike" in reference to the plant's 10 – 15” tall pointed blooming stalks.

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